SPEAKER OLIVER ON PASSING OF OFFICER MATLOSZ

Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic) released the following statement Saturday morning:

“The passing of Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz is saddening news and a tragic loss for all New Jerseyans. Officer Matlosz will be recalled as a hero who worked tirelessly to protect and serve the public. Officer Matlosz represented the best our state had to offer and his brave service will be missed. His passing is a senseless loss in what’s been a sad week for our nation, but we must remember Officer Matlosz’s commitment to justice and public service. He was an example to us all. On behalf of all the members of the New Jersey General Assembly, I extend my deepest sympathies and prayers to Officer Matlosz’s family and friends…”