In Memoriam - 2010's

They gave their lives upholding our tradition of Honor, Duty, Fidelity.

Staff Sergeant Bryan U. McCoy

Photo of Staff Sergeant Bryan U. McCoy
Badge: # 3988
Class: 101
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Age: 57
Died: 4-6-2019
Cause: Illness Contracted During 9/11 Response
Service Time: 22 years, 6 months
Resided: Seaville, NJ

Bryan U. McCoy was born on April 19, 1961 in Heidelberg, Germany. He grew up in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. and graduated from Absegami High School in 1979 where he played football, baseball, wrestled, and threw javelin for the track team.

Sergeant McCoy worked as a Hamilton Township police officer prior to enlisting in the New Jersey State Police on June 21, 1984, as a member of the 101st Class. He was assigned to various stations in Troop “A,” Troop “E,” and the Marine Services Bureau. Sgt. McCoy proudly served the citizens of New Jersey for more than 22 years before retiring in 2006. His service with the Division was characterized by loyalty, fearless performance of duty, and faithful and energetic devotion to the principles of the New Jersey State Police.

Sgt. McCoy developed cancer, which was linked to his response to Ground Zero following the September 11th terror attacks. On April 6, 2019, Sgt. McCoy passed away surrounded by his family at his home in Seaville, N.J.

He is survived by his wife, five children, grandson, and sister. He was 57 years old.

Open Public Records Act
Divisional: NJSP Home | About Us | Recruiting | Division | Public Information | Services | News | FAQs | Contact Us
Departmental: OAG Home | Contact OAG | About OAG | OAG News | OAG FAQs
Statewide: NJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs

Copyright © State of New Jersey,
New Jersey State Police