NYC Honorary Street Names


Detective James V. Nemorin Street (Brooklyn)
Present name:8th Avenue
Location:Between 63rd Street and 65th Street
Honoree: James V. Nemorin (1966-2003) born in Haiti, excelled at undercover work. He was promoted to Detective on August 19, 2000. He also made an untold number of illegal firearm buys. He was so good at buying guns that he was assigned to the NYPD’s elite Firearms Investigation Unit. On the evening of March 10, 2003, during a long-term firearm investigation, Det. Nemorin and his partner were killed while attempting to purchase a high-powered firearm.

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