I’m lining him up in my sights like I’m shooting at paper, and I’m like, ‘Why isn’t this guy going down? ” Friedman was given the Combat Cross, the department’s second-highest honor, for his actions.
And when they get him downtown, would you believe I’d hit him like nine times — in a good grouping right around the belly?
Nearly a dozen officers, many of them senior commanders, have been disciplined in connection with the probe, which is examining whether police officers accepted gifts and trips from businessmen in exchange for official actions.
He said: 'We knew from the absolute inception that the NYPD was not going to treat him well and that attempts to cooperate and have discussions certainly would not benefit his position.
Erica Rivera, 27, was fired from the force last August for dating a man with a criminal record after a two-year investigation by the Internal Affairs Bureau that included questioning her about sex partners and secretly trailing her while off-duty.
“They treated me like a perp and took the job I loved away from me,” said Rivera, who has filed a notice with the city controller to sue the city for wrongful termination.
The cops sprinted after Castro along John Street, the killer firing at Friedman as he fled. “Fort Apache ’70-’75,” it reads, using the precinct station’s old nickname, popularized by the 1981 film “Fort Apache, The Bronx.” Another tattoo on his back reads, “The rush was worth the risk.” Friedman once cut short a double date with his brother Stu, a decorated transit cop, because he suspected youths outside a deli were up to no good.
’ “My partner fires one round, and the guy grabs his shoulder. I run up and am standing right over him, and he starts to lift his hand up, and I shoot him right in the head. For that battle, and the three other men he killed when they tried to murder him in the line of duty, Friedman gave himself something else, a tattoo on his right trigger finger that reads: “Justified 4X.” Friedman , now 66, is the most decorated detective in the history of the NYPD.A man has been arrested for repeatedly grinding his crotch on a female plainclothes police officer on a New York subway.Felipe Mondragon, 52, rubbed up on the NYPD detective's thigh while on an uptown 6 train that had just left Union Square station around 9am on Thursday.It comes after another man, Osa Ayanru, was arrested at the 59th Street station back in May for also grinding on an undercover police officer's leg.The detective was part of the NYPD Transit Bureau’s Anti-Crime Squad, which patrols the subway carriages undercover in a bid to prevent crime.