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Cops pay holiday visits to fallen officers’ families

Judy Cas­sidy, wife of slain Phil­adelphia Po­lice Of­ficer Chuck Cas­sidy, greets FOP Lodge 5 Pres­id­ent John McNesby and Phil­adelphia po­lice at her home on Dec. 23. Joey Moore, son of High­way Patrol­man Joe Moore, helped de­liv­er Christ­mas din­ners to the fam­il­ies of slain of­ficers. PHOTO COUR­TESY OF FOP LODGE 5

Fraternal Or­der of Po­lice Lodge 5 Pres­id­ent John McNesby, mem­bers of the Phil­adelphia High­way Patrol, po­lice from throughout the Delaware Val­ley and at­tor­ney James Binns de­livered Christ­mas din­ners to the fam­il­ies of fallen po­lice of­ficers on Dec. 23 and 24.

The mo­tor­cade began its jour­ney in Bucks County on Monday morn­ing by vis­it­ing the fam­ily of Steph­en Liczb­in­ski. As the tour con­tin­ued south, the of­ficers vis­ited the fam­il­ies of Bri­an Lorenzo, Chris Milito, Gary Sker­ski, Joseph Sczerba, Moses Walk­er, John Pawlowski, Chuck Cas­sidy, Isa­bel Naz­ario, Timothy Simpson, Patrick Mc­Don­ald, An­drew Stack­wicz, Josh Miller, Paul Ritch­ie and Blake Coble.

The fol­low­ing day, of­ficers de­livered din­ners to the fam­il­ies of Brad Fox, Scott Wertz, Kyle Pagerly and Mike Wise.

Each year at East­er, Thanks­giv­ing and Christ­mas, the FOP spon­sors sim­il­ar tours to show its on­go­ing sup­port for the fam­il­ies of of­ficers who were killed or crit­ic­ally in­jured in the line of duty. ••

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