Port Authority Police Department
Line of Duty Death: September 13, 2013

Port Authority Police Officer Steven Tursellino died on September 13, 2013, as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.

Officer Tursellino had served with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department for 20 years. 

He is survived by his wife and four children.

Tunnel to Towers paid off the mortgage on his family’s home.