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CHIEF CHARLES B. CAVANAUGH

Chief Cavanaugh was conducting an investigation at the scene of a fire when he was shot multiple times from ambush by an intoxicated man. The man was angry that Chief Cavanaugh had issued a motor vehicle summons to his wife. The man was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison. 

POLICE DEPARTMENT BOROUGH OF BERNARDSVILLE, NJ 07924

Officer Rank: Chief of Police

 Memorial Panel: 14-E: 25