MaryAnn Maginnis said she must wait until eternity to smother her husband, Peter, with affection — right after she socks him. She helped organize the first-ever Mass Sept. 28 in Brooklyn to honor officers like Peter who died of suicide.
As the nation marks National Peace Officers Memorial Day May 15 and a week of related events, two New York City priests told OSV News they remain steadfast in serving as police chaplains, amid new challenges in law enforcement.
The memory of a beloved nun who served at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church for 52 years — right up to the time of her death in January at age 90 — will be kept alive thanks to a special tribute the parish is planning.
The still-grieving sister of a slain police detective lashed out at what she charged is the inaction of legislators to pass stricter public safety laws to crack down on criminals and help protect the lives of cops.