| NO. 2003-046
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 046
Thursday, May 8, 2003
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg And Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly To Add Names Of Officers Who Died Last Year To Memorial Wall At One Police Plaza
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police
CommissionerRaymond W. Kelly will add the names of two officers who died last
year to the memorial wall in the lobby at One Police Plaza during a
on Friday, May 9, at 11:30 a.m.
Detective Jaime Betancourt
was born in Puerto Rico and moved to the Bronx when he was a teenager, where he
attended Clinton High School. He was appointed to the New York City Police
Department on August 8, 1993, and was assigned to the Transit District Bureau 11
in the Bronx. In 1999, he was transferred to the Bronx South Initiative within
the Narcotics Division, where he worked in undercover operations and
eventually promoted to Detective Third Grade. He is remembered for his
distinctive laugh, his love of dancing, and his great sense of humor. Detective
Jaime Betancourt was killed on March 31, 2002, at the age of 34.
Officer Disdale O. Enton was appointed to the New York City Police Department on
August 31, 1998, and was assigned to the 113 Precinct in Queens. He pursued many
hobbies including travel and
aviation, and earned his bachelor's degree in
aviation management from St. Francis College in Brooklyn. He owned a
single-engine, four-seater airplane, and often took trips to Martha's Vineyard.
He is remembered
for his kindness to all people and his devotion to his
family, his community and his city. Police Officer Disdale O. Enton died on
August 29, 2002, at the age of 34.
NEW YORK CITY MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG AND POLICE
RAYMOND W. KELLY TO ADD NAMES OF OFFICERS WHO DIED LAST
YEAR TO MEMORIAL WALL
AT ONE POLICE PLAZA
WHEN: FRIDAY, MAY 9,
AT 11:30 A.M.
WHERE: ONE POLICE PLAZA