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Recollections: The NYPD Shield

I went to Harry’s house last night to pick up some Apollo Theater memorabilia, and we got to talking about the differences between New York City Police Officers and “civilians.” I was able to capture this part about his Shield … Continue reading

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NYPD Chief Diaz, who crunched crime in lieu of numbers, calls it a day

Diaz started his career in January 1970, in the 1st Precinct — Manhattan’s Financial District, where, as he recalled, thieves would make off with heavy IBM Selectric typewriters. “And then from there I went to East Harlem, and then I … Continue reading

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