FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

2 Career Criminals Get Life In NYPD Cop's Murder

June 24, 2013  | 

Photo courtesy of NYPD.
Photo courtesy of NYPD.
A New York City judge handed down two more life sentences to members of the Brooklyn robbery crew in the fatal shooting of a New York Police Department detective.

Nelson Morales, 28, and Kevin Santos, 32, received 25 years to life Thursday for the death of NYPD Det. Peter Figoski. Crew member Lamont Pride shot and killed Figoski as the robbery crew attempted to flee an apartment early Dec. 12, 2011. Pride received 45 years to life during his sentencing in February.

Mary Anne Figoski, the 22-year detective's mother, called Morales, the crew's ringleader, and Santos "predatory opportunists" that society needs to be protected from, reports the New York Daily News.

Tags: NYPD, Sentencing, Cop Killers


Comments (3)

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3

Pat @ 6/24/2013 4:41 PM

Animals. Killed this guy...for what?!

Bob@Az. @ 6/24/2013 9:52 PM

So you kill a cop in NYC and get to spend the rest of your life living on the taxpayers dime. Three squares a day, TV, free meds, exercise equipment,etc. What happened to that "Kill a cop, get dead" law? Damn shame these lowlife turds ever saw the inside of a cell, let alone a courtroom. But, thats NY for you. Blues, Stay Safe.

R. Hillsman @ 6/25/2013 1:27 AM

Let's all hope Life really means life in this case. Killing a human over a property crime that is only solved at such a low percentage shows how depraved this 'crew' of felons are/were.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Arizona Motor Officer Killed in Hit-and-Run
A Chandler, Ariz., motor officer was killed on duty in a wreck Friday morning, marking the...
Ferguson Chief Fires Back at Holder, Calls AG's Remarks Irresponsible
On Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called for “wholesale changes” within the...
NYPD's Top Uniformed Officer Resigns
The New York Police Department’s top uniformed officer abruptly resigned, just days before...
Frein Charged with Murder, Could Get Death Penalty
Cop killing suspect Eric Frein was arraigned on nine charges in a Pike County, Pa., court...
Milwaukee Police Union Votes No Confidence in Chief
Nearly 100% of Milwaukee police officers who participated in a union vote Thursday...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine