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Today we remember. . .Trooper Anthony Fotiou

Today we remember. . .

Anthony R. Fotiou was born December 1, 1957, in Atlantic City. 

Trooper Anthony Fotiou was a member of the 109th State Police Class and enlisted in the Division of State Police on November 19, 1987. Trooper Fotiou served at various Troop "A" Stations and various assignments within the Transportation Safety Bureau. Prior to his enlistment with the Division, Trooper Anthony Fotiou served as a sergeant in the United States Air Force, being honorable discharged in May 1985. 

As a young man in Atlantic City, he served on the Atlantic City Beach Patrol as a lifeguard, and he was an avid swimmer and member of the Margate Crew. He graduated from Atlantic City High School in 1977. 



His service with the New Jersey State Police was characterized by loyalty, fearless performance of duty and faithful and energetic devotion to the high principles the New Jersey State Police.

He served at various Troop “A” stations and assignments in the Transportation Safety Bureau. 

Trooper Fotiou died suddenly in the line of duty on March 28, 2011, while performing his duties at the Carney’s Point Scales, Carneys Point Twp, New Jersey. 

He served 24 years with the State Police. He was 53 years old. 

He is survived by his mother, stepfather, sister, and three brothers. 


source New Jersey State Police