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Fallen officer's partner elevated to detective

Officer Glenn Estrada, who chased down the alleged killer, was promoted to detective at a ceremony in Lower Manhattan.
December 23, 2011 2:19:48 PM PST
There was an emotional ceremony in Lower Manhattan today honoring the partner of murdered NYPD Officer Peter Figoski.

Officer Glenn Estrada, who chased down the alleged killer, was promoted to detective.

Officers Figoski and Estrada were investigating a burglary in Brooklyn on December 12 when a gunman opened fire and hit Officer Figoski.

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly praised Officer Estrada for his heroism in chasing down and arresting the alleged gunman.

Their boss, Inspector Jeffrey Maddrey, was also promoted to deputy chief.

Officer Figoski was elevated to detective posthumously

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