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Lamont Pride

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

Suspects In Shooting Death Of Det. Peter Figoski Plead Not Guilty

All five suspect were formally arraigned. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes said there will be no plea bargains and all five defendants will go to trial.

12/20/2011

Family, friends and fellow officers gather as Officer Peter Figoski is laid to rest. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Friends, Family, Fellow Officers Gather For Final Farewell To Peter Figoski

On a crisp and clear winter day, there was a cloud of grief hanging over Babylon on Monday as some 15,000 mourners came to honor the slain officer.

12/19/2011

Fellow NYPD officers lower the flag to half-staff on Long Island Tuesday in honor of slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski. (credit: CBS 2 | inset: Handout)

Hundreds Attend Wake For Fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

A sea of blue is descending on the Long Island community of Babylon this weekend as hundreds of police officers pay tribute to their fallen colleague, Peter Figoski, who was shot and killed last Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn.

12/17/2011

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

5 Indicted On Murder Charges In Officer Peter Figoski’s Death

Though the suspects were not required to appear in court, they showed up and were met by a sea of blue.

12/16/2011

Suspected cop killer Lamont Pride (credit: Handout)

Judge At Center Of Accused Cop Killer’s Release Controversy Has Critics, Defenders

The judge who released NYPD Officer Peter Figoski’s alleged killer — without bail — a month before the murder was under fire on Thursday. Some are saying she made a huge mistake.

12/15/2011

Ray Kelly  (credit: CBS 2); Figoski (credit: NYPD); Lynch (credit: CBS 2)

Commissioner Kelly, PBA President Lynch Remember Slain Officer Peter Figoski

When asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would “step in where Peter would have been” and “try to be the shoulder to cry on.”

12/14/2011

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

5 Arraigned In Shooting Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

The alleged gunman, Lamont Pride, appeared in court while being shackled and didn’t speak as he faced the first-degree murder charge. His four co-defendants were also arraigned Tuesday evening.

12/13/2011

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