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Second Grade Det. Jerry Dassaro, half of NYPD’s “Tom & Jerry,” Passes

February 20, 2020

Second Grade Det. Jerry Dassaro, the former partner of Det. Tommy Weiner, passed away at age 59. Dassaro and Weiner were known as “Tom & Jerry” when they were Transit Detectives tracking and busting graffiti taggers in the City’s transit system. See the obituary in the New York Daily News:

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-famed-anti-graffiti-cop-dies-20200220-uet5d37r5fbovnvfhukwuwp6ie-story.html