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Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

2 Men Convicted In Death Of Officer Peter Figoski Get 25 Years To Life

Officer Peter Figoski was shot and killed as officers interrupted the robbery of a drug dealer in Brooklyn.

06/20/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Another Guilty Verdict Handed Down In Murder Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Figoski’s mother held her hands over her mouth and cried Wednesday as Kevin Santos, 32, was found guilty of murder.

05/29/2013

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

‘Mastermind’ Behind Robbery That Left Officer Peter Figoski Dead Found Guilty

Morales did not fire the fatal shot, but prosecutors said he planned the armed robbery of a marijuana dealer who lived in his uncle’s basement. Under state law, if someone is killed during a felony, the person who committed that felony can also be charged with murder.

05/24/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Robbery Mastermind On Trial In NYPD Officer’s Murder

Jurors heard opening statements Wednesday in the trial of Nelson Morales, a suspect setting the wheels in motion for a robbery that ended with the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski.

05/08/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Lamont Pride Sentenced In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

During the trial, prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.

02/28/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Jurors Find Lamont Pride Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.

02/11/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Deliberations Under Way In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Lamont Pride is accused of murder in the December 2011 death of Officer Peter Figoski.

02/07/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Prosecutor Urges Jurors To Just Weigh Facts In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case

During his closing argument, prosecutor Ken Taub said while the defendant’s intent may have been to get away from a bungled robbery, he was also intent on killing any police officer who got in his way.

02/06/2013

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

Co-Defendant In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case Testifies Against Murder Suspect

Ariel Tejada said Tuesday he started robbing people at age 16. The 23-year-old has pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in return for an 18-year prison sentence.

02/05/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Co-Defendant In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case To Testify Against Murder Suspect

Four detectives who were involved in the manhunt for Det. Peter Figoski’s killers testified in the murder trial of Lamont Pride on Monday.

02/04/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

New Evidence Heard In NYPD Cop Killer Trial

Defendant Lamont Pride said that he was trying to escape a robbery when he was confronted by a hooded man with a gun in his hand. He said that after a struggle, a shot went off.

01/31/2013

A photo of the crime scene of the Dec. 12, 2011 murder of Officer Peter Figoski. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Trial Continues For Suspects Charged In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Surveillance video, a gun and graphic photos of a murder scene took center stage Monday at the trial of two suspects charged in the death of a New York City police officer.

01/28/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Trial Under Way For Suspects Charged In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Lamont Pride ambushed Officer Peter Figoski and shot him point-blank in the head on Dec. 12, 2011, while Figoski and his partner were responding to a burglary call in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.

01/24/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Court Documents: Pride Says He Accidentally Fired Fatal Shot That Killed NYPD Officer Figoski

The New York City man charged with firing the shot that killed a police officer responding to a report of a break-in says in court papers he didn’t mean to fire the gun and he is sorry that it happened.

01/04/2012

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

Officer Glenn Estrada, Partner Of Slain NYPD Cop, To Be Promoted

Officer Peter Figoski was shot and killed while he and Officer Glenn Estrada were responding to a robbery at an apartment in Cypress Hill last week.

12/22/2011

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