Governor Chris Christie Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen Port Authority Police Officer Eamonn J. Mautone

Trenton, NJ –  Today, Governor Chris Christie signed the following Executive Order:

Executive Order No. 200 - Ordering all State buildings to fly flags at half-staff on Saturday, January 2, 2016 in recognition of the life and in mourning of the passing of Port Authority Police Officer Eamonn J. Mautone. Officer Mautone was raised and resided in Jackson Township, New Jersey. Officer Mautone joined the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department as a graduate of the 113th Class of the Port Authority Police Academy on August 22, 2014. On December 29, 2015, Officer Mautone tragically passed away following a motor vehicle accident in inclement weather.  

“Officer Mautone was a loving son, and brother, whose memory will live in the hearts of his family, friends, and fellow members of the Port Authority Police,” said Governor Christie. “Officer Mautone served his State and the State of New York with courage, professionalism, and commitment to the finest ideals and traditions of the Port Authority Police Department. It is with deep sadness that we mourn the loss of Officer Mautone, and we extend our sincerest sympathy to his family, friends, and fellow members of the Port Authority Police.”

Executive Order No. 200 - [pdf 12 kB]

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