Today is National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and we remember a fallen hero from here in Atlantic County.

Frankie L. Williams was a New Jersey State Trooper who lost his life in a traffic accident while on duty on December 5, 2016.

According to a biography on Facebook, Williams was a wonderful trooper and person: " His service with the New Jersey State Police was characterized by loyalty, fearless performance of duty, and faithful and honorable devotion to the principles of the New Jersey State Police."

Today, we remember Trooper Williams and all New Jersey Peace Officers who have passed in the line of duty.

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