Viewing services will be held for Detective James V.
Nemorin on Friday, March 14, 2003, from 1 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.
Andrew Torregrossa and Sons Funeral
2265 Flatbush Avenue
(at the corner of Fillmore
Brooklyn, NY 11228
Funeral services will be held for Detective Nemorin on Saturday, March 15, at
9:30 a.m. at:
Lady of Refuge Church
2020 Foster Avenue
(at the corner of Ocean Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Detective James V. Nemorin and Detective Rodney J. Andrews were shot and
killed on Monday, March 10, 2003, during an undercover operation while
attempting to purchase illegal firearms on Staten Island.
Nemorin was appointed to the Police Department on July 18, 1996. He served in
the Housing Bureau's PSA 1, the Brooklyn South Narcotics Division, and the
Firearms Investigation Unit. He was born in Haiti, and moved to the United
States at the age of 21. He attended the John Jay College of Criminal Justice
and served as a Police Cadet until his appointment to the Department. An avid
sports fan, he played on the PBA's soccer team. Detective Nemorin was 36 years
old. He is survived by his wife, Rose; his children, Stephan, 7, Rodolphe, 5,
and Sarah, 20 months; his mother, Jeanine; his father, Aubriant; his sisters,
Murielle, Gisele, Jessie, Marie-Jean Etienne, and Karene Benoit; and his
brothers, Rodolphe and Petion.
The family has requested that the viewing
and funeral services remain private. Representatives of the Office of the DCPI
will be present at the service to assist members of the media. A flatbed truck
will be set up across the street from the church as a camera location. A press
area will also be reserved directly beside the front entrance to the
Funeral services for Detective Andrews will be announced