Youth baseball league honors fallen NYPD detective

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A fallen NYPD detective was honored by the Tuckahoe Youth Association this weekend


Young baseball players wore NYPD baseball caps Saturday as part of a fundraiser dedicated to Brian Mulkeen.

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So far, about $2,000 has been raised for the Police Benevolent Association Widows and Children Fund.
Both coaches of the teams "Orange" and "Blue" are NYPD detectives.  

A baseball bat with Mulkeen's name engraved on it was raffled off.

Detective Mulkeen was killed last month by friendly fire during a struggle with an armed suspect in the Bronx. He grew up in Monroe and had recently moved to Yorktown Heights with his girlfriend.

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