Trooper Sean Cullen






Trooper Sean Cullen

Trooper Sean Cullen was struck by a vehicle and killed while investigating a vehicle fire on I-295. On Monday, March 7th 2016 while walking near a crash scene involving a car fire on I-295 southbound near milepost 23.4, Trooper Cullen was struck by a passing vehicle. He was airlifted to Cooper University Hospital where he subsequently succumbed to his injuries early on March 8, 2016.

Trooper Cullen was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1985. He emigrated to the U.S. from Ireland in March of 1988. He was a 2003 graduate of Cinnaminson High School, and he was an All-American wrestler at Lycoming College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice in 2007.

After finishing college, Trooper Cullen worked as a Class II Police Officer in Sea Isle City and Mount Holly Police Departments. Additionally, he served as a Patrolman for the Westampton Police Department, Burlington County, N.J., for two years.

Trooper Cullen enlisted in the New Jersey State Police on August 29, 2014, as a member of the 154th Recruit Class. He was assigned to Troop “A” where he served at both Bunea Vista and Bellmawr Stations.

Trooper Cullen is survived by his fiancé, 9-month-old son, mother, father, two brothers, and a sister. He was 31 years old.