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Only In Print: NYPD, FDNY, Catholic Church: Ties That Bind

Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia was the guest speaker at an NYPD Holy Name Society dinner in the 1940s. (Photo: Courtesy of NYPD Holy Name Society New York)

MIDTOWN — Detective Michael McInnis, president of the NYPD Holy Name Society-New York, always advises his members to carry rosaries with them when they go out on patrol. He sees it as an added layer of protection. 

“A rosary is a powerful weapon,” he said.

Rosaries are just one…