LOD

Detective Brian Simonsen

The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of  NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen Killed in the LOD

Tuesday February 12 at around 6:10 p.m. after receiving a 911 call stating that a man has taken two employees to a back room at gunpoint in a T-Mobile store

Det. Simonsen and Sgt. Gorman, both in plainclothes responded to above call where the perpetrator exited the back of the store with a weapon in hand which was later determined to be a fake handgun. Upon exiting the back of the store the perpetrator simulated pulling the trigger while trying to flee the store. Detective Simonsen was struck once in the chest succumbing to his wound, his partner Sgt. Gorman was shot once in the leg and is in stable condition.

 

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PO Miosotis Familia

The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of NYPD Police Officer Miosotis Familia Killed in the LOD

On Wednesday morning, July 5th 2017 Officer Miosotis Familia, 48, died after she was shot in the head by a man who fired a revolver into her RMP in the Bronx. Officer Familia was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where she succumbed to her wound three hours later. The gunman, who was fatally shot by the police a short time later, after he drew a gun, was paroled four years ago after serving seven years in state prison.

The killing of Officer Familia once again thrust our department into

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NYPD Detective Steven McDonald

The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the Family of Detective Steven McDonald as well as the entire Law Enforcement Community. Steven has gone home to be with God and we will miss him. He is survived by his wife Patti Ann and son Conor.

On July 12, 1986 Steven was shot in Central Park

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Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo

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The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of  NYPD Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo Killed in the LOD

At around 3 p.m. November 4 2016, a man forced himself into a woman’s apartment on Noble Ave. in the Bronx. Two Sergeants were close by and responded to the home invasion.

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Detective Joseph Lemm

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The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of Detective Joseph Lemm, killed-in-action while serving with the NY Air National Guard in Afghanistan, on December 21, 2015. While on perimeter patrol Lemm’s joint NATO-Afghan unit was moving through a village near the Bagram Airbase, when they were attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle.

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Sgt. Donald Conniff

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The members of the New York City Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums wish to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family of Sergeant Donald “Scottie” Conniff. Sgt. Conniff was on his way to work the detail for Mayor Giuliani’s second inauguration on January 2, 1998 when a drunk driver ran a red light and struck his vehicle. Sgt. Conniff was thrown from the car and suffered head injuries that left him unable to care for himself over the last 18 years.

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Police Officer Randolph Holder

10552447_10206597729399850_3287490060833869772_n-2The 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 Randolph Holder of PSA 5. Officer Holder was shot in the  head while pursuing a suspect with a gun. Officer Holder was taken to Harlem Hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced dead shortly after 10 p.m.. Holder was a 5 year veteran and native of Guyana,

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PO Brian Moore

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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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