Photo Credit: courtesy, NYPD Shomrim Society
Jewish NYPD officers Phil Weisbord, Joshua Zucker and Igor Pinkhasov were promoted on February 24, 2023

Three Jewish police officers were promoted last Friday in a ceremony held by the New York Police Department.

Shomrim Society President Phil Weisbord and Shomrim Society 2nd Vice President Joshua Zucker were both promoted to Detective, and 105th Precinct Commanding Officer Igor Pinkhasov was promoted to Inspector.


The NYPD Shomrim Society is the official organization of Jewish members of the NYPD and is a member of the National Conference of Shomrim Societies.

The group is not to be confused with the Jewish civilian patrol groups “Shomrim” and/or “Shmira.”


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.