cops of the month

111th Precinct bids adieu to beloved community affairs officer
111th Precinct bids adieu to beloved community affairs officer
News Melissa Chan 12/09/2013 at 3:08PM

For 10 years, Community Affairs Officer Gary Poggiali has watched 120 officers accept their “Cops of the Month” awards from the back of the room. Now he has plenty of plaques to call his own. Community leaders gave a final salute to the retiring, beloved cop with an armful of plaques and an earful of [...]

Cops honored for collaring car break-in thief
Cops honored for collaring car break-in thief
Northeast Melissa Chan 11/17/2013 at 2:04PM

Four cops in the 111th Precinct were awarded recently for arresting a repeat car break-in offender. Deputy Inspector Jason Huerta honored police officers Michael Cillis, Christopher Vernam, Romeo Francis and Sgt. Scott Brenes as “Cops of the Month” for their collar during the precinct’s monthly meeting on November 12. “These guys have been working hard, [...]

Cops feted for robbery arrest
Cops feted for robbery arrest
Police Maggie Hayes 11/10/2013 at 2:03PM

The Jamaica Rotary held its monthly meeting to honor the precincts’ Cops of the Month for going above and beyond the call of duty. “It’s great police work,” said NYPD Assistant Chief Kevin Ward, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Queens South. “They had to work hard at it, but that’s what good police work is [...]

Cops who arrested pair in car thefts honored
Cops who arrested pair in car thefts honored
News Melissa Chan 1/24/2012 at 11:41AM

Two officers were honored at the most recent 102nd Precinct Community Council meeting in Richmond Hill. Captain Martin Briffa announced officers Kevin Warmhold and Kenneth Vencak as Cops of the Month during the Precinct Council’s monthly meeting on January 17. Briffa — executive officer of the 102nd Precinct — said the pair was feted for [...]

111th Precinct announces decrease in crime
News Billy Rennison 11/09/2011 at 4:05PM

The 111th Precinct held its council meeting recently in Bayside, updating residents on recent crime stats, answering questions from the community and honoring two officers as Cops of the Month. For their work thwarting a robbery pattern consisting of 13 thefts, Patrick Hughes and Evan Ostrofsky were honored by Commanding Officer Ronald Leyson and Precinct [...]