Coronavirus poses a tough question: Did NYC essential workers die in the line of duty?

May 4, 2020

“There is no difference between being shot in the line of duty and dying from this coronavirus,” Paul DiGiacomo, the union president, said. As he spoke, two other detectives lay […]

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Two NYPD Detectives Mourned in Somber, Socially-Distant Funerals

April 26, 2020

Two NYPD detectives who succumbed to complications from COVID-19 were given solemn sendoffs Saturday — with police, friends and loved ones all donning protective masks — in what has become […]

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The ‘invisible bullet’: Mounting calls for Coronavirus bodies endangering detectives

April 26, 2020

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — As the coronavirus claims lives at a staggering rate and medical officials change how they respond to emergencies during the pandemic, the number of “dead on […]

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NYPD Detectives’ Endowment Association delivers lunch to Willowbrook urgent care

April 22, 2020

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The NYPD’s Detectives’ Endowment Association (DEA) delivered some appreciation to health care workers at ProHEALTH Circle urgent care in Willowbrook Wednesday afternoon by providing a lunch […]

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NYPD Detectives Union Wants to Sue those who Violate Coronavirus Social Distancing Rules

April 22, 2020

The union representing NYPD detectives wants to sue anyone who puts their members at risk of catching coronavirus by violating social distancing rules, the group said Tuesday. “To unnecessarily put […]

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DEA President Speaks to 1010 WINS about Video Showing NYPD Officer Being Kicked onto Subway Tracks

April 18, 2020

Paul DiGiacomo of the Detectives’ Endowment Association told 1010 WINS: “I think it’s disgusting what happened today. And that poor police officer could have been hit by a train or […]

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Detective Jack Polimeni of the Manhattan Warrant Squad Laid to Rest

April 17, 2020

On Friday, April 17, 2020, Det. Jack Polimeni, who died of the Coronavirus, was laid to rest. Family, colleagues, and the Police Department had to postpone usual wake and burial […]

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Perpetrator Christopher Ransom Denied Release from Prison

April 15, 2020

DEA President Paul DiGiacomo’s letter to Queens Judge Kenneth Holder weighed in on the Judge’s decision to deny release to the second perpetrator complicit in the death of Det. Brian […]

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DEA President Slams Perp’s Bid For Release From Prison

April 15, 2020

Christopher Ransom, one of the two perpetrators responsible for the death of Det. Brian Simonson, is making a bid for release from prison. Read about it in the April 14, […]

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Prison Release Denied for Jagger Freeman

April 15, 2020

Prison release was denied for Jagger Freeman, one of the two perpetrators responsible for the death of Det. Brian Simonsen, as chronicled in the April 14, 2020 issue of the […]

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