The DEA Honor Roll
Official Line of Duty Deaths
Shield Number: 7302
Command: Staten Island Narcotics
Date of Death: 10/24/2002
Cause of Death: Heart Attack During Narcotics Operation
While engaged in an anti-narcotics operation on Staten Island, Detective Cafiso became faint and passed out. He was rushed to St. Vincent’s Medical Center (West Brighton), but the Detective went into cardiac arrest and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
A “Full Inspector’s Funeral” was held on October 28th, 2002. Salvatore w3as 33 years old and 8 years on the job.