Four officers from Long Island were recently inducted into the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. last week, including .
Capano, of Massapequa, was trying to stop an armed robbery of in Seaford this past New Year's Eve. of Wantagh was killed in the line of duty as a result of a collision on the Long Island Expessway in early 2011.
Also inducted were and Peter J. Figoski. Breitkopf, a Nassau BSO officer from Selden, was was accidentally shot and killed by friendly fire while responding to a in Massapequa Park in March 2011. Figoski, a New York City police officer from West Babylon, was fatally shot in December 2011 while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn.
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. The monument is ever-changing, as new names of the fallen are added each spring.