Hundreds of Police officers gave final salute to Union City Police Officer Ricardo Fernandez

Hundreds of Police Officers from multiple police departments came to Saint Anthony Church in Union City to pay respects to Officer Ricardo “Ricky” Fernandez, 48, who suffered an undisclosed “medical emergency” at his Old Bridge home.

Fernandez, a 24-year veteran of the department was well-known and well-loved in the community. He leaves behind wife Lily, 8-year-old son Marc Anthony and daughter Isabella, 5.

A DonationTo page was also created to help the young children of Officer Fernandez.

You can help the Officer Fernandez’ family by visiting and donating in the following link: