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.
A Brooklyn gun buyback conducted on Saturday netted 182 weapons. The count includes 58 semi-automatic handguns, 1 sawed-off shotgun, 2 assault rifles, and a variety of other firearms
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.
Those who turn in working guns will receive a $200 bank card, no questions asked and you do not have to give your name.
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.
As the officer’s family released new images of Figoski with his four daughters, the mayor said more needs to be done to stop criminals from obtaining guns like the one that killed the dedicated officer and devoted father.
NYPD officers from the 75th Precinct stood in solemn formation Tuesday and lowered the flag in front of Boyd Funeral home moments after bringing fellow officer Figoski’s body there for a final salute.
Investigators said Officer Peter Figoski, 47, was shot in the face while responding to a break-in just before 2:30 a.m. Monday at an apartment on Pine Street in Cypress Hills.
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