The Aldo Rossi Jr Police Memorial Game is a project of the STOP-DWI Winter Classic and local police agencies to raise awareness about the deadly consequences of impaired driving. Proceeds from the tournament are donated to the Crime Victims Assistance Center to support victim services.
Officer Aldo Rossi was killed when he was struck by a drunk driver on Route 7 in Broome County while waiting for a Department of Transportation truck to remove a tree that had fallen across the roadway on July 27th, 2008.
Officer Rossi had served as a part-time officer with the Port Dickinson Police Department for 15 months and also served as a part-time police officer with the Deposit Police Department. He is survived by his wife, three brothers, sister, and his father.