Law Enforcement Remembers Fallen P.O. Ruotolo

Police officer Ruotolo’s family were presented copies of the ceremonial street sign.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Community and law enforcement leaders joined relatives in remembering the late 41st Precinct police officer Thomas Ruotolo at his street co-naming ceremony on Thursday, February 14 at Southern Boulevard between Intervale and Longwood avenues. Thirty-five 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 officer Ruotolo’s family, NYPD and public officials paid their respects to the fallen police officer 35 years later.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The new Officer Thomas P. Ruotolo street sign on the corner of Southern Boulevard and Inrtervale Avenue.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Police officer Ruotolo’s family, NYPD and public officials applauded as the new street sign is unveiled.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Councilman Salamanca presented Ruotolo’s family member with a copy of the ceremonial street sign during the event.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Office

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