Law Enforcement Remembers Fallen P.O. Ruotolo
Community and law enforcement leaders joined relatives in remembering the late 41st Precinct police offi cer Thomas Ruotolo at his
street co-naming ceremony on Thursday, February 14 at Southern Boulevard between Intervale and Longwood avenues. Thirty-fi ve
years ago, Ruotolo was killed in the line of duty by a wanted felon while he was responding to a moped robbery in the south Bronx.
Police offi cer Ruotolo’s family, NYPD and public offi cials paid their respects to the fallen police offi cer 35 years later.
Photos by Silvio Pacifi co
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Councilman Salamanca presented Ruotolo’s family
member with a copy of the ceremonial street sign during
The new Offi cer Thomas P. Ruotolo street sign on the corner
of Southern Boulevard and Inrtervale Avenue.
Police offi cer Ruotolo’s family were presented
copies of the ceremonial street sign.
Police offi cer Ruotolo’s family, NYPD and public offi
cials applauded as the new street sign is unveiled.