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New class of Suffolk PD recruits includes daughter of late 9/11 hero Ray Pfeifer

Among the 81 new police recruits at the  Suffolk County Police Academy is Taylor Pfeifer, whose father was FF Ray Pfeifer. Ray Pfeifer was an FDNY legend who made many trips to Washington DC while battling stage 4 cancer to beg politicians to renew the Zadroga Act, the healthcare bill for those police officers, EMS workers, […]

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Late NYPD Detective Steven McDonald honored with street name in Central Park

The late NYPD Detective Steven McDonald now has a street near his former Central Park precinct named for him, report Laura Dimon Leonard Greene in the New York Daily News. McDonald was shot and permanently paralyzed while a second-year rookie. He publicly forgave his shooter, and lived an incredible life giving to others until his death […]

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘If FEMA gives us the tools we’ll do the rest’ – the New York Fire Department heroes greeted with tears and applause as they become the first to bring aid to a stricken town in Puerto Rico

Thirteen days after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, the town of Rincon sees their first help — the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) of the FDNY, who brought water, food, blankets, baby supplies and more to those in need, writes Ben Ashford for the Daily Mail. The 29-member team has been in Puerto Rico for a […]

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