NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade

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State of New York Police Memorial

On September 28, 2021, the band traveled to Albany, NY for the State of New York Police Memorial. To remember our fallen brothers and sisters in Law Enforcement who gave their lives in the line of duty.  101 names were added to the wall for the losses over the past two years.

May they all Rest in Peace.





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Congratulation to the members of the Pipes and Drums of the Cleveland Police on their 25th Anniversary.
It was our pleasure to share the weekend celebrations with long time friends.

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St. Patrick’s Day Dance

The members of the Pipes and Drums of the NYPD Emerald Society would like to thank Bandmaster Kevin McDonough and the Board of Officers, as well as dance chairman John M. Sullivan and his committee on another successful Saint Patrick’s Day Dance. The Band would also like to thank all who attended, our faithful supporters. We appreciate your loyalty and enthusiasm.

Congratulations to our first ever “Woman of the Year,” Deputy Commissioner of Administration Cathleen S. Perez. We are truly fortunate to have such an outstanding woman in the NYPD.

Our “Sergeant John Tansey Award” recipient was Ret. Sergeant Robert Ganley, Vice President SBA. Robert has been a member of the band since 1999 and has provided limitless support for which we will always be grateful.  Please click the “Read More” to view photos from Dance.

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Manhattan North Narcotics Chasing the Kilo Fairy

NYPD Pipes and Drums are Proud to say that we have yet another author in the Band. Written by our very own Jake McNicholas a 25 + year NYPD Pipe Band Member. Manhattan North Narcotics Chasing the Kilo Fairy. Jake McNicholas is a former member of the NYPD, where he served for twenty-three years, retiring in 2007 as a First Grade Detective with the Terrorist Interdiction Unit of the Intelligence Division. Many of his years with the NYPD were spent in Manhattan North Narcotics. The events of 9/11 left an indelible impression upon the man, as did his entire career as a member of New York’s Finest. He is currently working with the US Attorney’s Office. He has been a member of the NYPD Emerald Society Pipe Band since 1991.

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Presidential Inauguration 2017

Members of the NYPD Emerald Society Pipes and Drums are honored to participate in the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Parade for the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump.

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NYPD Pipe Band 9/11 Memorial Parade And Concert


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Would Like to Thank All of the Bands and Dancers that attended the 15th Anniversary 9/11 Memorial Concert and Parade


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