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Officer Peter Figoski

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

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

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Fellow Officer Describes Finding Body In Alleged Cop Killers’ Trial

A fellow officer described the gruesome discovery of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski’s body Tuesday, as the trial of the two men charged with Figoski’s murder continued in Brooklyn Supreme Court.

01/29/2013

Officer Peter Figoski with his four daughters Caitlyn, Corinne, Caroline, Christine. (credit: Facebook)

Sen. Proposes Bill To Help Fund College Tuition For Children Of Slain Officers, Firefighters

Currently, children of slain officers and firefighters are entitled to $450 a year for college.

01/03/2012

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Commissioner Ray Kelly Pay Christmas Visit To 75th Precinct

Officer Peter Figoski worked there until his death in the line of duty two weeks ago. He was promoted to Detective posthumously.

12/26/2011

Officer Glenn Estrada was promoted to Detective on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Officer Glenn Estrada, Partner Of Slain NYPD Cop, Promoted To Detective In Emotional Ceremony

He valiantly captured the alleged gunman who shot and killed his partner and on Friday, the NYPD honored its newest detective.

12/23/2011

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

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

Officer Peter Figoski with his four daughters Caitlyn, Corinne, Caroline, Christine. (credit: Facebook)

How To Donate To ‘The Police Foundation Peter Figoski Scholarship Fund’

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly announced that a scholarship fund is being established in honor of slain Officer Peter Figoski. The Police Foundation Peter Figoski Scholarship Fund will pay help for the education of his four daughters.

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