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Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks on Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Recent Shootings Of Cops Have Bloomberg Renewing Push To Strengthen Gun Laws

Four members of the NYPD have been shot over the past two and a half months. Officer Peter Figoski was killed and the other three cops survived.

02/29/2012

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

Tax Issue Complicates Donations To Slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski’s Daughters

Donors to the Officer Peter Figoski Scholarship Fund were mistakenly told their contributions were tax-deductible. Now, the fund is being converted to a lifetime trust for the girls.

02/28/2012

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

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

This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

Gun Buyback Nets 182 Weapons In Wake Of Officer’s Death

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

12/18/2011

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

This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

In Wake Of Cop’s Death, NYPD Holding Gun Buy Back 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.

12/17/2011

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

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Bloomberg To Obama, Congress: ‘You Damn Well Better Do Something’ About Illegal Guns

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.

12/14/2011

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)

Grief-Stricken Family, Fellow Officers Mourn Slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

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.

12/13/2011

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

NYPD Officer Shot And Killed During Burglary In Cypress Hills

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.

12/12/2011

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