NYC Honorary Street Names


Sergeant Paul Michael Ferrara Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of 95th Street and 43rd Avenue
Honoree: Paul Ferrara (1969-2014) joined the NYPD 1992, and began his career in Brooklyn's 81st Precinct. Immediately after the tragedy on September 11, 2001, he was assigned to Ground Zero for the recovery efforts and spent many weeks thereafter assisting with public safety. In 2006, after 14 years in the 81st Precinct, he was promoted to Sergeant and later assigned to the 110th Precinct in Queens. On his days off, he would often be assigned to the elite Queens North Counterterrorism Unit, responsible for patrolling “sensitive locations” such as stadiums, malls, and other terrorist target locations. During his career he was recognized twice for Excellent Police Duty. He died as a result of 9/11-related illness. (Moya)

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