The Harrison Police Department is mourning the passing a of 23-year veteran of the force this afternoon, as Ernesto “Ernie” Hernandez has lost his battle with cancer. The Harrison Police announced the Sergeant’s death in a Facebook post this afternoon.
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Sergeant Ernesto “Ernie” Hernandez #930. Sgt. Hernandez was a twenty three year veteran who lost a hard fought battle with cancer. Sgt. Hernandez started his career with the Newark Police Department before transferring to the Harrison Police Department where he served as a Patrolman, Detective, Task Force Officer with Hudson County Prosecutors Office (Narcotics Unit) and ultimately was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Please keep the Hernandez Family in your thoughts and prayers. Rest in eternal peace Sgt. Hernandez, we’ll take it from here. #930