Ronald Phillip Kloepfer
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Officer Ronald Kloepfer was killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks while attempting to rescue the victims trapped in the World Trade Center.
Officer Kloepfer had been employed with the New York City Police Department for 18 years, and is survived by his wife and three children.
He was posthumously awarded the New York City Police Department's Medal of Honor for his heroic actions. He was assigned to ESU Truck 7. (source)