IMAGES — Former North Arlington Police Chief Joseph Zadroga laid to rest

Former North Arlington Police Chief Joseph Zadroga, who died Jan. 13, was laid to rest today in Holy Cross Cemetery, following a Mass at Queen of Peace Church, both in North Arlington. Here are images of the day, courtesy of North Arlington Mayor Daniel H. Pronti, who today said: “Today went well. New York City, Newark, Fort Lee and other towns were there to pay respects. Chief (Scott) Hedenberg and our NAPD, as well as the Borough Council, me, County Commissioner (Steve) Tanelli, and past chiefs (John) Hearn, and (Louis) Ghione attended the Mass and burial ceremony.”

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