Retired NYPD officer speaks at NCC 9/11 commemoration

Published: Sep 07 2011 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 09 2011 11:19:43 AM EDT

Students and staff at Northampton Community College gathered Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of 9/11.

A commemoration event was held at the school in Bethlehem Township.

The featured speaker was criminal justice professor Vertel Martin.

She's a retired member of the New York City Police Department who led the missing persons investigation at the World Trade Center after 9/11.

Thursday's event also included poetry, songs, and a reading of the names of 9/11 victims.