Detective Amy Hulings was found dead in her apartment in Jersey City on Sunday.
A New Jersey detective once named as Irish Police Officer of the Year was found dead in her apartment on Sunday. Detective Amy Hulings joined the police force in 1999, serving 19 years and being named as the 2012 Jersey City St. Patrick's Day Parade Irish police officer of the year.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Hulings family," said a Facebook post from Detective Ed Dolan, president of the Jersey City Police Detectives' Benevolent Association.
"We all knew Detective Amy Hulings in different ways and have our own special memories. Rest in peace, detective."
Our thoughts and prayers are with Hulings family. We all knew Detective Amy Hulings in different ways and have our own special memories. Rest In Peace Detective. Detective Ed Dolan JCPD DBA PresidentPosted by Jersey City Police Detective’s Benevolent Association on Dé Luain, 7 Bealtaine 2018
Details of her death are not currently known but it is not being treated as suspicious.
Many others have paid tribute to Hulings, including school friends and friends from the police academy.
“I'm shock[ed] to see this. Amy and I were bunkmates in the Academy at NJ State Police Sea Girt NJ!” wrote one commenter.
“We helped each other when needed. My sincere condolences to Amy's family and to her family "in blue" Jersey City PD! May she Rest In Peace!”
“Still trying to wrap my head around this. Rest easy Amy. My condolences to Maureen, Mike and Kimberly and Amy's family in blue,” wrote another.
Hulings’ brother is also a lieutenant with the police force while her father Mike, who died in 2001, was a captain with the Jersey City Fire Department. Her mother Maureen works on the board of commissioners for the Municipal Utilities Authority.
The Jersey City Police Department is currently handling the investigation into her death.