Survivors of the Shield In The News
Survivors of the shield in the News
- August 8, 2018 Press Coverage of Widows’ Opposition to Cop-Killers’ Parol In the News coverage of the PBA’s news conference where two dozen police widows oppose parole for all cop killers appeared in: Daily News; Post; and AM New York. The story also ran on PIX 11 News; New York 1; NBC4 News; CBS 2 News and on WABC Radio News. Read the entire press release here and see the entire PBA-recorded news conference here.
- September 28, 2017 NY Post The true story of a cop’s forgotten ‘9/11’ death — from 1976 After the 9/11 terror attacks, a Suffolk Community College teacher had a special assignment for her students: Write about where they were and what they were doing that day.
- May 15, 1989 NY Times Cuomo Outlines Plan to Aid Kin Of Slain Police At a news conference in his office at the World Trade Center, the Governor said he hoped the program would help mitigate the families’ suffering. He said the plan was inspired by a recent meeting he had with the three widows, Mary Beth Ruotolo, Susan McCormack and Kathleen Murray.
- May 5, 1989 NewsDay New York Police Widows Attempt to Care For Their Own Lana Galapo turned on her television set last October for the first time in two months, and froze in disbelief. She hadn’t watched television since August, when her husband, Police Officer Joe Galapo, was accidentally shot to death by his partner during an undercover buy-and-bust drug operation in Brooklyn. But on the night of Oct. 18,