Sergeant William "Bill" Creese, 1935 to 2011
With a rich family history traceable to the community over 200 years ago, Bill was a life long resident of Franklin Park. He joined the police department in 1973 and served borough residents for 26 years rising to the rank of Sergeant before retiring in 1999.
Bill was most notable for his enforcement of traffic laws. Even after retirement Bill continued serving the borough as a member of the historical society. He represented the best of Franklin Park, having served his family, nation, community and his church with honor and dignity.