OFFICER BRAD FOX
EOW September 13, 2012
While responding to a call on the evening of Thursday, September 13, 2012, K9 Officer Brad Fox of the Plymouth Township Police Department was tragically killed in the line of duty. It was the eve of his 35th birthday. Brad was the beloved husband of Lynsay, the loving father of Kadence and Brad Jr. The five year veteran Plymouth Township Police Officer had recently graduated from the Philadelphia Police Canine Academy with his partner, Nick, a Belgian Malinois. K-9 Officer Nick was also injured in the incident but managed to survive; he was awarded several citations for Service, Bravery and Valor. In addition to his community service at home, Brad was also a decorated staff sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. Brad’s service spanned 10 years including two combat tours in Iraq. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Selected Marine Corp Reserve (X3) Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon and The Armed Forces Reserve Medal.
Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salios
1925 - 2016
The Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salios has served the Plymouth Township Police Department as our Police Chaplain since 2000. Rev. Dr. Nicholas Salios entered the Navy following high school and served his country for three years in WWII. Rev. Dr. Salios then completed his Bachelor’s Degree and eventually his Doctorate of Ministry Degree. Rev. Dr. Salios served in the National Guard in Delaware and became an Army military Chaplain for twenty years. Rev. Dr. Salios accepted a commission as a First Lieutenant in the Army where part of his twenty year service was spent as a Chaplain at the Valley Forge Military Hospital during the Vietnam War. Rev. Dr. Salios also served in industrial chaplaincy for some years and he is a member of the International Association of Police Chaplains.
Chaplain Nick has served many personal and spiritual needs of our police Officers, he understands that they are constantly in the presence of dangers as well as under continuous pressure and stress. Chaplain Nick has been there for our Officers on duty to assist in the time of crisis as well as off duty to perform wedding ceremonies. Chaplain Nick will be greatly missed.