WILTON – New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II has announced that Sergeant and Station Commander Charles R. Salaway has passed due to complications of an illness he sustained from his assignment following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.
Sergeant Salaway was assigned to the World Trade Center in New York City to help aid in search and recovery efforts after 9/11.
Sargent Salaway entered the New York State Police force on October 1, 1990, and retired after 27 years of service. At the time of his retirement, he was assigned to New York State Police Troop G in Wilton, NY in Saratoga County.
Sergeant Salaway is survived by his wife, five children, mother, brother and sister. Updates on funeral arrangements will be made via the New York State Police Online Newsroom.