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Send good wishes/holiday cards to retired NYPD Officer Mike Vinitsky

December 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Retired NYPD Police Officer Mike Vinitsky, formerly of the 71st Precinct, had to retire due to head injuries he received guarding a prisoner.

This summer, Mike suffered a heart attack. On top of this, he has been diagnosed with ALS.

Currently, Mike is hospitalized at Coney Island Hospital. He is using a feeding tube and has a tracheotomy, leaving him unable to speak. His only family is his 80-year-old mother who suffers from Alzheimer’s.

His fellow officers are visiting, and request that people send Mike holiday and/or Christmas cards or notes.

The address is

Mike Vinitsky
c/o Coney Island Hospital
2601 Ocean Parkway, Room 430B
Brooklyn, NY 11235


December 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am
December 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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