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Press Release | NO. 2007-013

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Press Release # 013
Friday, April 27, 2007

Auxiliary Police Scholarship Fund Announced By Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly.

An Auxiliary Police Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Auxiliary Police Officers Nicholas Pekearo and Eugene Marshalik who were killed while protecting the citizens of New York, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced today.

“The scholarship fund will serve as a living memorial to the courage and commitment of two brave auxiliary officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, “Commissioner Kelly said.

The scholarship fund is designed to promote higher education among auxiliary police officers.  The NYPD’s Scholarship Committee will establish the criteria and determine the recipients of the scholarships.

A fund has been established in the names of APO Pekearo and APO Marshalik to receive donations from the public to provide scholarships for current and future members of the Auxiliary Unit. The scholarship fund will be administered by the New York City Police Foundation

Anyone interested in donating to the “Auxiliary Police Scholarship Fund” can send checks to:

The Auxiliary Police Scholarship Fund

c/o NYC Police Foundation

345 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10154

Or contact the Police Foundation at 212-751-8170

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