The Detectives’ Endowment Association, Inc. — Paul DiGiacomo, President

The DEA Honor Roll

Official Line of Duty Deaths

Miosotis P. Familia

Rank: Detective, first grade

Shield Number: 9003

Command: 46 Precinct

Date of Death: 07/05/2017

Cause of Death: Combat death from gunshot

P.O. Miosotis P. Familia was assassinated as she sat in a police vehicle on the evening of July 5, 2017 in an unprovoked attack by a man who had traveled to New York City to injure or kill a cop. The perpetrator walked up to her marked vehicle and fired one bullet into the Officer. She died a short while later at St. Barnabas Hospital in The Bronx. Her killer was shot and killed by Officers responding to the scene. Familia was 48 years old and the mother of three. She was posthumously promoted to Detective first grade on July 11, 2017.

 

 

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