NYPD bests Boro Park Shomrim in Brooklyn softball game

nypd bests boro park shomrim in brooklyn softball game
Chief of Police Philip Banks III throws the first pitch at the fourth annual NYPD versus Shomrim softball game in Boro Park. Credit: Councilman David Greenfield’s office

The NYPD beat the Boro Park Shomrim 24-9 in a security force softball faceoff in Boro Park this week.

The Shomrim is a Hasidic and Haredi civilian patrol force in Brooklyn. Deputy Inspector Michael Deddo, the commanding officer at the 66th precinct in Boro Park, lauded them as “literally our partners in fighting crime in the [Boro Park] community.”

“Without them we wouldn’t be as successful,” Deddo said.

This is the fourth annual Greenfield Classic softball game organized by Boro Park Councilman David Greenfield. With this year’s NYPD victory, the two sides are tied 2-2 over the all-time series. Councilman David Greenfield, the organizer of the event, said he is “already looking forward to next year’s rematch.”

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Councilman David G. Greenfield with top-level NYPD officials, members of the 66th precinct, and Boro Park Shomrim volunteers before the game. Credit: Councilman David Greenfield's office
Councilman David G. Greenfield with top-level NYPD officials, members of the 66th precinct, and Boro Park Shomrim volunteers before the game. Credit: Councilman David Greenfield’s office

 


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