Developing Story: NYPD Officer Found Dead At Plumb Beach

Hundreds of cops and detectives gathered at Plumb Beach to search for missing detective. (Photo: Todd Maisel)

SHEEPSHEAD BAY –  Detective Joe Calabrese, a 35-year veteran of the NYPD and delegate and trustee of the Detectives Endowment Association, was discovered dead at Plumb Beach with a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head on Thursday.

Police watch over Joe Calabrese’s vehicle, found parked in Plumb Beach parking lot. (Photo: Todd Maisel)

This is a developing story. Bklyner will update as more information becomes available.

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Todd Maisel
Todd Maisel is an award-winning photographer with more than 35-years, specializing in breaking news. He currently serves as vice president of the New York Press Photographers. He was honored by the National Press Photographers Association and the Uniform Firefighters Association for saving the life of a firefighter he found in debris after the collapse of the World Trade Center, assisting in the rescue of an injured photographer, and for extensive coverage of the attack. Maisel is a graduate of NYU School of Journalism.
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