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Plaque dedicated to fallen Detective Joseph Seals at the North Arlington, New Jersey playground

NORTH ARLINGTON, New Jersey (WABC) — A special space in New Jersey now bears the name of a Jersey City police officer who died in the line of duty.

A plaque was dedicated Sunday in North Arlington at the ‘Detective Joseph Seals Memorial Playground’ at Fisher Field.

Detective Seals was killed in December 2019 by gunmen who carried out a shooting that ended with a confrontation at a grocery store.

Five people died.

North Arlington Mayor Daniel Pronti called the playground a safe space for everyone and has activities for children with special needs and other challenges.

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