The Graveyard Shift extends its condolences to the family of this brave officer.
Officer Michael J. Califano, 44
Nassau County New York Police Department
February 4, 2011 – Officer Michael Califano was seated inside his patrol car, writing a traffic summons for the driver of a box truck, when he was rear-ended by a tow truck. The front of his police car was pushed under the box truck, and the tow truck came to rest on top of the officer’s car. He had to be extricated by rescue personnel who then transported him to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the next day, February 5, 2011.
Officer Califano is survived by his wife and three children.