GORDON, VOSS AND WAGNER REACT TO POLICE SHOOTING IN PARAMUS

State Lawmakers Wish a Speedy and Complete Recovery to Officer Morgan, Praise Work of Paramus Police Force

(PARAMUS) — State Senator Bob Gordon and Assemblywomen Joan Voss and Connie Wagner today issued the following joint statement in response to the shooting of Paramus Police Officer Rachel Morgan, who was shot multiple times following a pursuit of a suspect on Route 17. Officer Morgan was listed in critical, but stable condition after undergoing surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Morgan and her family at this time.

“Day in and day out, our police officers put their lives on the line in order to serve and protect the public. When one of our hard-working, dedicated officers gets injured in the line of duty, it’s a reminder of the sacrifices that they face every day to ensure public safety.

“Officer Morgan has been an invaluable asset to the police force in Paramus. We stand with the community in wishing her a speedy and complete recovery from her injuries, and pray for protection for all of our brave men and women in uniform.”