“Jimmy’s not just a cop’s cop. He’s a New Yorker’s New Yorker.” When it comes to James O’Neill, New York City’s 43rd and current police commissioner, those words by Chirlane McCray, the wife of N.Y.C. Mayor Bill de Blasio, could not be more spot-on. A more fitting NYPD commissioner couldn’t be found in Central Casting. He is a steadfast New Yorker who started his career … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame: NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill
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"The Irish were part of the problem and part of the solution," said former New York cop and current college professor Hugh O'Rourke, PhD.
O'Rourke spoke at the First Annual Irish Heritage Day at the New York City Police Museum, a literal slip of a building in lower Manhattan in late April.
The official New York police department was set up in 1845. Coincidentally, 1845 was … [Read more...] about The Fading of
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