Jan. 3, 2020

#47: Vic Hollifield Pt. 2

#47: Vic Hollifield Pt. 2

Vic Hollifield entered the New York City Police Academy in January of 1982.  He did his field training in both the 19th and 23rd precincts before being assigned to the 24th precinct on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.  From there he went to the Patrol Borough Manhattan North Auto Larceny Unit dealing with auto larceny above 59th street.  He was promoted to Sergeant in 1987 and assigned to infamous 30th (The Dirty Thirty) precinct in Harlem.  He went from there to the Street Crime Unit, which is a city-wide Anti-Crime detail. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1997 and served as a Lieutenant in the Emergency Service Unit from 1998 to his retirement in 2002, having worked through the terrorist attacks of the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001 and the aftermath.

He received many commendations and medals including the Medal of Valor for his heroism on September 11th.

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