Officer Charles Kondek, 45, was a 17-year veteran of the Tarpon Springs Police Department, near Tampa. A former New York City policeman for five years, Kondek, known as â€œCharlie Kâ€ his colleagues said, reportedly grew up in North Massapequa and graduated from Plainedge High School. He was married and the father of six. He is survived by his wife, Teresa; children, Charles M., Holly, Andrew, Brandon, Aleena, and Tiffany; father, Charles R. Kondek; brother, David; sisters, Laurie Ann Riddle, Lisa Marie DiFrank, Jennifer Kondek Vaghn.
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