Peter Figoski

The NYPD Officer Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge. (credit: Sen. Phil Boyle's Office)

L.I. Bridge Renamed For Fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

The bridge on State Route 109 in West Babylon was renamed the “New York City Police Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge” during a ceremony over the weekend.

12/02/2013

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

Long Island Street Dedicated To The Memory Of Slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Figoski’s four daughters, his parents, relatives, neighbors, and a significant number of law enforcement personnel were on hand as the West Babylon street that the slain cop lived on was renamed Officer Peter Figoski Way.

08/03/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Bridge Being Renamed In Honor Of Fallen NYPD Cop

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation designating the bridge on State Route 109 in West Babylon as the “New York City Police Department Detective Peter Figoski Memorial Bridge.”

07/26/2013

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

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)

Accused Getaway Driver In Botched Robbery That Left NYPD Officer Dead Acquitted

Michael Velez, the accused getaway driver in botched robbery that led to the shooting death of Officer Figoski, was found not guilty of first and second-degree burglary.

02/13/2013

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

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

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 Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Silver Shield Foundation To Give $40K To Kids Of Officer Joseph Olivieri

The foundation says $20,000 each will be given to the 18-year-old son and 21-year-old daughter of Officer Joseph Olivieri, a Nassau County police officer who was struck and killed by a vehicle on the Long Island Expressway.

10/25/2012

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