Bayonne police captain dies suddenly while on-duty

Bayonne Police Captain Paul Jamolawicz, who died suddenly on duty on Friday. (Credit: Bayonne Police Department)

The Bayonne Police Department is mourning one of its own after a police captain died suddenly while on duty Friday night. 

"It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the death of Bayonne Police Department Captain Paul Jamolawicz," said Police Chief Robert Geisler in a statement. "Captain Jamolawicz died unexpectedly tonight while on-duty serving our community. On behalf of the City of Bayonne and the Bayonne Police Department, I would like to express our condolences to the Jamolawicz Family."

Video posted to Facebook by the police department shows officers gathered outside a hospital to pay their respects to Jamolawicz.

Jamolawicz joined the force in 1985 and is survived by a wife and two children.

His cause of death is currently unknown. 

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