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Omar Edwards

Officer-On-Officer Shootouts Had Racial Factor: NYPD Race Bias?

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A panel convened after two officer-on-officer shootings said police departments must confront both overt and unconscious racial bias ...

Omar Edwards Shooter Faces No Charges

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Fear And Friendly Fire

Frank Serpico | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Frank Serpico

I am sure the police officer who shot Omar Edwards on the streets of Harlem did not intend to kill an innocent man, black or white - let alone a fellow officer. He shot his victim out of fear.

Can "Smart" Guns Help Save Lives Of New York Cops?

New York Post | John Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the wake of the tragic death of Officer Omar Edwards at the hands of another cop, the NYPD said the department is looking at new technology to help...

Thousands Attend Funeral For Slain Cop

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A city police officer mistakenly killed by friendly fire was remembered Thursday as a consummate cop and loving father, a contentious and driven young...

NYPD Friendly-Fire Training Video

NY Daily News | Alison Gendar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is the decade-old video the NYPD uses to teach cops how to avoid "friendly fire" incidents like the one that left a young officer dead last week....