NYPD Sends Intel Officer To Moscow After Bombing

NEW YORK (AP/CBSNewYork) — A New York City detective has arrived in Moscow to gather information about the recent suicide bombing at Moscow Domodedovo Airport.

The NYPD says the officer arrived in Moscow Tuesday and it’s not clear how long he will stay.

He will learn about the bombing, which killed 35 people, gathering information to help New York guard against a similar attack. The detective has been to Moscow previously to learn about the subway station bombing in 2010.

The detective is normally assigned to Tel Aviv as part of a program where some NYPD officers are stationed around the world to help learn from overseas incidents.

Monday’s explosion at the international terminal at Moscow’s largest airport also wounded 180 people. Authorities in part blamed lax security.

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  • Jim Gordon

    The US State Department & Federal Police usually send their representative to do informal discussion, to review what transpire, and write reports to determine if the incident match other pattern.

    Regarding this detective salary – you can read between the line, he/she earns more than typical nypd le.


    Police Academy – $44, 7444
    After 5.5 years – $90, 829

    source wiki

    The contract, which runs from August 1, 2006 to July 31, 2010, gives police officers a 17 percent pay raise over its four-year life, and raises starting pay from $35,881 to $41,975, and top pay from $65,382 to approximately $76,000 annually. With longevity pay, holiday pay, night shift differential and other additions, the total annual compensation for officers receiving top pay will be approximately $91,823, not including overtime. “

  • Johnny

    No wonder NYC is out of money by devoting wasted time and effort into events we shouldn’t be concerned with.

  • Golan M.

    бомбы убивают людей

  • DanTe

    The Sovereign Country of Bloomberg NYC is on an overseas diplomatic mission again. All Hail Imperator Bloomberg. Seig Heil. Ave. Seig Heil.

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