Posts Tagged ‘NYPD Emerald Society Pipes and drums’

The Fading of
The Green at NYPD

“The Irish were part of the problem and part of the solution,” said former New York cop and current college professor Hugh O’Rourke, PhD. O’Rourke spoke at the First Annual Irish Heritage Day at the New York City Police Museum, a literal slip of a building in lower Manhattan in late April. The official NewRead more..

The Piper’s Lament

The New York Police Department lost 23 officers on September 11th and by the end of January, the NYPD Emerald Society Pipes and Drums Band had played 21 memorial services or funerals for their fallen colleagues (the families of two missing officers having postponed the services in case their remains were found). Like most membersRead more..