New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2003-046

Printer Version Printer Friendly Format

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 ceremony
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 was
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.

Police 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.

WHAT:
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

WHEN: FRIDAY, MAY 9, AT 11:30 A.M.

WHERE: ONE POLICE PLAZA LOBBY


    Email a Friend