Police officer Russell Graziano was honored as the 106th Precinct Community Council cop of the month for a Saturday, February 16 arrest of five people.
Graziano, a plainclothes officer, noticed four suspects in a car on Rockaway Boulevard. Deputy Inspector Thomas Pascale said Graziano then approached the car and investigated. Inside the car were two women and three men who had a combined 59 prior arrests. Graziano also recovered a slew of drugs, a gravity knife and a loaded .45-caliber handgun, Pascale said.