Borough officials and the Riverton Police Association held a dedication ceremony on Saturday, June 2, 2012, for a granite memorial and plaque for Officer Thomas C. Whitelock who was killed in the line of duty in 1976. (see an earlier related post here)
These images depict members of law enforcement, Borough officials, and many area residents as they remember Officer Whitelock’s selfless act of heroism and dedicate a fitting memorial to his memory.
Read about the funeral of Officer Whitelock here – 1,000 police give comrade final tribute, Trenton Evening Times, January 21, 1976, pg. 29-30.
Thanks to Jim Quinn for permitting the use of his photos. – John McCormick, Gaslight News editor