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Gunman in Officer's Death Sentenced to 45 Years to Life

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A man convicted of firing the shot in a botched robbery that killed a New York City police officer was sentenced Thursday to 45 years to life in prison. "When our father died, a part of us died, too," 15-year-old Corinne Figowski said.

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Jury Convicts Man of 2nd Degree Murder in Brooklyn Officer's Death

Monday, February 11, 2013

The man accused of firing the shot that killed a New York City police officer during a robbery gone wrong has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

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Trial Begins for 2 in Shooting Death of NYPD Officer

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Two men accused of shooting a New York City police officer to death in a botched Brooklyn robbery are on trial for murder.

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NYPD Cop Shooting Suspect Is Sorry: Court Papers

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

The 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.

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Slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski's Partner Promoted

Friday, December 23, 2011

The officer who chased down and arrested the man who allegedly shot and killed his partner, Peter Figoski, was promoted to detective Friday.

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5 Suspects Indicted in Killing of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

The alleged shooter who gunned down officer Peter Figoski last week will face first-degree murder charges, Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes announced Tuesday.

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Transcript: Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's Prepared Remarks for Officer Peter Figoski's Funeral

Monday, December 19, 2011

Prepared remarks of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly for the funeral of Officer Peter Figoski on Monday at  St. Joseph's Church in Babylon, Long Island.

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Thousands Mourn Loss of Officer Peter Figoski at Long Island Funeral

Monday, December 19, 2011

Thousands of grim-faced officers gathered at a small Roman Catholic Church in Long Island on Monday to mourn the loss of Officer Peter Figoski, a 22-year veteran of the force who was remembered as a dedicated cop and loving dad.

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The Midnight Tour: An Overnight Shift With the 75 Precinct After an Officer's Death

Monday, December 19, 2011

Days after one of their own was shot and killed on the midnight shift, commanding officer Inspector Jeffrey Maddrey made a point of engaging each officer at the 75th precinct as they streamed in to work the overnight.

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5 Arraigned in NYPD Officer's Death, Face Murder Charges

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Five men accused of being involved in killing of a New York Police Department officer have been arraigned on murder charges and ordered held without bail.

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5 Face Murder Charges in Officer's Death

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The man accused of killing a NYC police officer was arraigned in a Brooklyn court Tuesday night and remanded without bail.

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NYPD Mourns Loss of Dedicated Family Man, Model Cop

Monday, December 12, 2011

On Tuesday, police arrested four additional suspects — including a second man who fled the scene, two others who posed as concerned neighbors and a getaway driver, police said.

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NYPD Officer Shot, Killed During Brooklyn Break-in

Monday, December 12, 2011

A 22-year veteran police officer responding to a break-in Monday morning was shot in the face and killed by one of the suspects hiding inside the Brooklyn apartment when officers arrived, police officials said.

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