NYPD Photo Launch

Photographer Mark Condren (left) and Sgt. Conor McDonald at the launch of Condren’s book of New York’s finest in action.
Photographer Mark Condren (left) and Sgt. Conor McDonald at the launch of Condren’s book of New York’s finest in action.

By Irish America Staff
March / April 2019

Mark Condren pitched the idea of an NYPD-centric coffee table book to Commissioner James O’Neill in 2016 after finishing a similar project about Ireland’s police force, the Garda. O’Neill was supportive, and Condren began making trips from Ireland to New York – 14 trips in two years. Condren captured NYPD cops in every sort of situation, from changing horse shoes to responding to armed suspects. The book, NYPD, was launched at the Irish Consulate in New York in February to a room packed with NYPD personnel, including Commissioner O’Neill. A portion of the proceeds from the book sales will go to benefit the Police Foundation. ♦

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