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Photos: Schenectady police, firefighters, deputies honor late retired city police Sgt. Raymond Wemple Monday

Local law enforcement and first responders stand in formation outside the police station as they honor Retired Schenectady Police Sgt. Ray Wemple Monday
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Local law enforcement and first responders stand in formation outside the police station as they honor Retired Schenectady Police Sgt. Ray Wemple Monday

SCHENECTADY – Local law enforcement and first responders Monday honored retired city police Sgt. Raymond Wemple, who passed away last week.

Members of Wemple’s Schenectady Police Department, as well as the Schenectady Fire Department and Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department stood in formation outside the Schenectady Police Station as Wemple’s hearse drove past on its way to Saratoga National Cemetery.

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Wemple served the Schenectady Police Department for 34 years, after serving in the Korean War. He also served in the New York Army National Guard.

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His time with the Schenectady department began in April 1955 and retired in February 1989.

He also worked as E-9-1-1 Director for Schenectady County, and served with the Carman Fire Department. Most recently, he served as Law Enforcement Mobile Radio District Coordinator.

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