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History of NYPD Emerald Society Pipes and Drums

 

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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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NYPD EMERALD SOCIETY PIPES & DRUMS

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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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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