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 “Charlie K” 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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