Passing of Hamilton Township Police Officer John Harvilla
Statement from Hamilton Township Mayor John Bencivengo (8/23/2011)
“On behalf of our entire Township government, our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Hamilton Township Police Officer John Harvilla, who passed away last evening.
“Officer John Harvilla was someone who made an indelible mark upon all of those who were fortunate enough to have known him.
“Officer Harvilla was a young man who exhibited the very best attributes of a police officer. He took his job to protect and serve our community and our residents very seriously, yet he always had a smile on his face and always had a friendly and positive attitude.
“Officer Harvilla was also an officer who was well-liked and admired by his peers at the Hamilton Township Police Division. He will be deeply missed by us all.
“I would ask our entire community to remember the Harvilla family in their thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.”