Former President of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), John Adler, shares his experience helping to pass the James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act and what he thinks officer should remember about 9/11 in this Coffee Breaks with Police Experts episode.
September 13, 2021
The film commemorates the stories of several New York first responders who worked at the Twin Towers on 9/11, and also recounts the patriotism that supported, motivated and comforted them in the days, weeks and months ahead.
September 9, 2021
Retired NYPD officer Frank DeMasi, speaks with Police Editor David Griffith about his mission to find survivors then recover remains after 9/11, lingering health issues, and his advice for today's law enforcement officers in this episode of Coffee Break with Police Experts.
September 8, 2021
Retired NYPD officer, Frank DeMasi, speaks with Police Editor, David Griffith, about his experience during 9/11-- what he saw approaching the towers, his orders on the scene, and his mission after the towers fell in this episode of Coffee Break with Police Experts.
September 7, 2021
For two decades, Jaime Amoroso waited to hear from the mystery woman. She often wondered if the woman made it out alive because no one had been able to identify her from the photo.
September 7, 2021
John Coughlin, a member of the NYPD’s elite Emergency Service Unit, Truck 4, in the Bronx, ran into the blazing South Tower to lead rappelling rescues with a rope and harness. The collapse of the tower killed him at age 43.
September 6, 2021
The 2,000 square-foot exhibit will examine the effects that the terror strikes have had on police forces and agencies in the fight to keep the United States safe over the last two decades.
August 18, 2021
Vandals knocked over a statue of a police officer and left it in pieces at a 9/11 memorial in Plymouth, MA. A nearby figure of a firefighter was untouched.
February 25, 2020
New York Police Department Detective Joe Paolillo succumbed last week at age 55 to a rare form of cancer he contracted searching for his brother's remains at Ground Zero in the weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks.
September 17, 2019
A video of the performance shows the firefighters performing the haka under the Sky Tower in Auckland, the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 11, 2019
Police, fire, and EMS first responders were joined by citizens nationwide in ceremonies marking the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
September 11, 2019
The United States Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to ensure that the fund to compensate victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks remain funded through 2092, effectively making the federal financial support permanent for those affected by the event.
July 24, 2019
On Saturday, his family confirmed that the New York Police Department veteran had died at 53, having succumbed the cancer he developed years after working at Ground Zero.
July 1, 2019
Following Tuesday's emotional testimony by cancer-stricken 9/11 first responders and comedian Jon Stewart, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to extend funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund.
June 13, 2019
One of the 9/11 first responders who attended the hearing was retired NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez. The cancer-stricken bomb tech told the representatives that he would be returning to New York after the hearing for his 69th round of chemotherapy. "I should not be here with you, but you made me come," he said.
June 12, 2019