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Rosendale mourns loss of esteemed Detective William Moylan

Community honors Detective Moylan's dedication and service

The law enforcement community in Rosendale, New York, is in mourning following the sad announcement of Detective William Moylan’s passing. After a courageous battle with cancer, Detective Moylan has sadly succumbed to the illness. His departure has left an indelible mark on both the community he diligently served and those who had the privilege of knowing him personally. The Ulster Police Department has expressed their profound grief and extends their deepest sympathies to his loved ones.

Remembering Detective William Moylan
The career of Detective William Moylan was marked by unwavering dedication and a commitment to uphold justice. His journey with the Rosendale Police Department commenced in 2001, and shortly thereafter, in 2002, he became part of the Ulster Police Department. His diligence and dedication were evident in every role he undertook. From his initial post as a uniformed officer, he demonstrated exceptional skills and leadership, which saw him progress to positions such as Field Training Officer, EVOC Instructor, and Firearms Instructor. His promotion to Detective in 2016 was a testament to his exemplary service.

Detective Moylan’s professional achievements are a testament to his skill and tenacity. Yet, it was his warmth and empathy that truly set him apart. His ability to forge strong bonds with community members garnered him widespread admiration and trust. He was more than an officer of the law; he was a friend and confidant to many. The Ulster Police Department, along with the community, is experiencing a profound loss, and they offer their sincere condolences to the Moylan family.

Honoring a Legacy
In this sorrowful time, the Ulster Police Department envelops the Moylan family with support and compassion. Detective William Moylan’s memory will be cherished as a beacon of dedication and benevolence. His contributions to the field of law enforcement were significant, but it is the personal touch he brought to his work that will be most missed. As we bid him farewell, we are reminded of his bravery, integrity, and the deep compassion that touched so many lives. Detective Moylan’s legacy will continue to resonate within the community he served with such distinction, and through the memories held by his colleagues and friends.

The Ulster Police Department, along with the wider community, stands together during this time of loss. Detective Moylan’s spirit of service and kindness remains a guiding force for all who knew him. For more updates and to honour the memory of a man who gave so much to his community, please stay engaged with our coverage.

Jamie Cartwright

Jamie is a keen traveler, writer, and (English) teacher. A few years after finishing school in the East Mids, UK, he went traveling around South America and Asia. Several teaching and writing jobs, he found himself at The Thaiger where he mostly covers international news and events.