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27th Annual 5K Fun Run Pipers Pursuit

NYPD Band  Fun Run FlyerPlease see our events section for info on our upcoming 5K Fun Run Pipers Pursuit

 

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Detective George Murphy

aug_george_murphyThe Pipes and Drums of the New York Police Department Emerald Society mourns the death of our long time Friend and Supporter George Murphy age 67, a retired Detective formerly assigned to the Bomb Squad. He passed away suddenly from an apparent heart attack, while at a marina in New Jersey on Saturday August 22nd. George grew up in Brooklyn in a family of 8 children. As a young man he soon found himself in the Army where he attained the rank of sergeant serving from 1968-1971. He took great pride in his military service, he spent a tour in Vietnam as a pathfinder, an extremely dangerous

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PO Brian Moore

photo-9The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and
Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of Police Officer
Brian Moore. While working in plain clothes in the confines of the 105 precinct,
Officer Moore was courageously trying to rid our city of illegal firearms. Brian
gave his life for our city and its residents, and his sacrifice will not be
forgotten. Rest in Peace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RIP – PO Wenjian Liu

PO LiuThe members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and
Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the families of Police Officer Wenjian Liu and Police Officer Rafael Ramos who were shot and killed from ambush while sitting in their patrol car at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Thompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Both officers were participating in an anti-terrorism drill when a subject walked up to their patrol car and opened fire with a handgun, striking them both in the head and upper body multiple times. Other officers immediately pursued the the subject into a nearby subway station where the man committed suicide.

The subject was a gang member from Baltimore, Maryland, who had traveled to New York City specifically to ambush police officers. The man had published his intentions on social media prior to the shooting.

Officer Liu had served with the New York City Police Department for 7-1/2 years and was assigned to the 84th Precinct. He is survived by his wife of two months.

Officer Liu was promoted to detective posthumously.

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RIP – PO Raphael Ramos

PO RamosThe members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and
Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the families of Police Officer Wenjian Liu and Police Officer Rafael Ramos who were shot and killed from ambush while sitting in their patrol car at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Thompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Both officers were participating in an anti-terrorism drill when a subject walked up to their patrol car and opened fire with a handgun, striking them both in the head and upper body multiple times. Other officers immediately pursued the the subject into a nearby subway station where the man committed suicide.

The subject was a gang member from Baltimore, Maryland, who had traveled to New York City specifically to ambush police officers. The man had published his intentions on social media prior to the shooting.

Officer Ramos had served with the New York City Police Department for two years and was assigned to the 84th Precinct. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Officer Ramos was promoted to detective posthumously.

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