The Chief Newspaper Cover Ciccone Retirement

September 2, 2022

The retirement of DEA Borough Director, Det. First Grade Frank Ciccone, after 40 years with the NYPD was covered by The Chief Leader newspaper. Read the article on the link […]

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DEA Weighs In On Harlem Arrest Incident

September 1, 2022

DEA President Paul DiGiacomo released two statements to the media over the incident where one of our Detectives had to pry off an attacker during an arrest in Harlem. “Criminals […]

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LIE Overpass Renamed for Hero Det. Anastasios Tsakos

August 17, 2022

The DEA took part in the ceremony to honor fallen Det. First Grade Anastasios Tsakos when part of the Long Island Expressway was named in his honor on August 15, […]

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Off-Duty Detective Stops Robbery in Progress

August 16, 2022

DEA President Paul DiGiacomo was quoted in this August 15, 2022 coverage by the New York Post of an off-duty member thwarting an armed robbery in East Harlem. https://nypost.com/2022/08/15/off-duty-detective-shoots-at-armed-robber-in-nyc-nypd/ The […]

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New York Post Quotes DEA President on Criminality in NYC

August 11, 2022

DEA President Paul DiGiacomo was quoted in this August 11, 2022, New York Post article about the topsy-turvy criminal climate in New York City and the arrest of our Detective trying […]

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NY Post Covers Misuse of Squad Detectives

July 27, 2022

DEA President Paul DiGiacomo expressed his displeasure in the press at the Police Department’s use of Squad Detectives for street patrol “scarecrows” in the City’s efforts to deter crime in […]

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DEA President Repeats Calls for Special Firearms Prosecutor

July 7, 2022

DEA President Paul DiGiacomo was quoted in the following New York Post article about a stray bullet that lodged in the car of a DEA member while he was driving […]

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Jagger Freeman Sentenced to 30 to Life

July 7, 2022

On July 7, 2022, in Queens Supreme Court, Jagger Freeman received 30 years to life for his role in Det. First Grade Brian Simonsen’s death. Freeman was convicted of murder, […]

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NY Post Covers Detective Retirements

June 29, 2022

DEA President Paul DiGiacomo was quoted in this New York Post article about recent Detective retirements. https://nypost.com/2022/06/28/frustrated-nyc-detectives-leaving-nypd-have-had-enough/

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DEA President Quoted in Article About Solo Patrols

June 22, 2022

After our Detective was assaulted on the subway platform, AM New York covered the story on July 22, 2022, and the Transit patrols were revamped.

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