Monday, November 26, 2012
Coworkers, fellow marines and friends tell stories of the fallen officer, while sharing their photos and videos.
Fellow hockey players, marines, police officers, and close friends offered their reflections on fallen Plymouth Township Police Officer Bradley Fox, who lived in Gilbertsville, in a 15-minute tribute video produced by Bob Kircher of Unisys. "He's probably one of the most genuine guys I've ever met in my entire life," said Fox's former hockey teammate and Plymouth Police Ptl. Gerry DeSantis. Many of the men, holding back tears, told personal stories of Fox, a lighthearted prankster who always had a smile on his face, who worked hard and played hard. "It was a battle of wits with Brad, and anybody he went against showed up unarmed," said Mike Slattery. Pranks aside, Fox gained the respect of his peers as a Plymouth Township police officer…
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Thousands gather at final viewing and funeral mass to honor fallen officer.
On January 15, 2005, Bradley Fox, a United States Marine, walked into Kenney's Madison Tavern in Warminster, Pa., to watch the Philadelphia Eagles play the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL playoffs. The game was a victory for the Eagles, sending them to the NFC Championship game. But the night was an even greater success for Fox. "It was the day that he met the love of his life, Lynsay Mattozzi,” said Father Edward Hallinan, at Fox's funeral mass. On January 21, 2005, Brad and Lynsay had their first date at the Joseph Ambler Inn, in North Wales. Brad gave her a ride home, used the bathroom, and forgetfully left his zipper down as he met her father for the first time. But it didn't matter: "That night, I sat down on my sister's bed with her …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Patch editor Alyson D'Alessandro attended a candlelight vigil in memory of Officer Bradley Fox on Friday night.
Luminaries lined the sidewalk and driveway leading to the home of slain Plymouth Township police officer Bradley Fox on Friday night. A neighbor organized the vigil, which was attended by police departments from all over Montgomery County as well as hundreds of neighbors and friends. Plymouth Township police arrived in force on motorcycles and in cars, and stood at attention in the Foxes' driveway, surrounding Fox's widow Lynsay and their young daughter while department Chaplain Rev. Nicholas Salios spoke and prayed. Silence blanketed the street while Salios spoke, but sobbing could be heard as he finished. Friday, September 14 would have been Fox's 35th birthday. Members of the Philadelphia Police K9 training unit were also on hand and …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Partial picture emerges as witnesses share their accounts of what happened.
Note: The Montgomery County District Attorney's office has identified the suspect and given preliminary details of what they believe occurred Thursday night. Click here to read that official version of events. See also: [Fund for the family of Officer Brad Fox: Fox Children's Fund; C/O Continental Bank; 661 W. Germantown Pike; Plymouth Meeting. M-Th 9-5, Fri 9-6] Subscribe to our free daily newsletter Follow us on Facebook Follow us @PW_Patch