Detective Emanuel Rossi
Detective Emanuel Rossi is a 23-year veteran of the New York City Police Department. Since April 22, 2004 he has been assigned as an investigator to Auto Crime under the Criminal Enterprise Division. Detective Rossi was also previously assigned to the Chief of Department Office and the 40th Precinct, which is located in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx. He was promoted to the rank of Detective on October 28, 2005. Following, he was promoted to the rank of second grade on June 28, 2013. Most recently, he was promoted to first grade on January 27, 2017. For the last seven years, Detective Rossi has been the acting Vice-President of the Columbia Association. Credibly he is the recipient of one Community Service Commendation, two Unit Citations and fourteen Excellent Police Duty Awards.
Detective Rossi, along with his partner, established the first Burglary Unit in the 40th Precinct. This was later used as a citywide model and also recognized as the Burglary Apprehension Team (BAT). In 1997, Detective Rossi was named 40th Precinct “Cop of the Year” and in 1998, he was named the 40th Precinct “Cop of the Month”. In 1999, Detective Rossi was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the Detective Endowment Association. He has also been recognized by the Bronx Borough President’s Office by being awarded a Certificate of Merit and an Honorary Proclamation several times during his career. Detective Rossi has also received numerous awards from the Bronx Business Improvement Group. He has made appearances in local newspapers and has participated in citywide talk forums.
Emanuel was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. His parents immigrated to the United States from Italy in 1959, making him a first generation Italian-American. As Emanuel grew up, his love of helping others became his true passion. He knew that this was his calling and was lucky enough to use it in a professional career. Emanuel started to volunteer his services at hospitals and working at a community-based ambulance service. This later lead him to work for the NYC Health & Hospital Corporation, Emergency Medical Service (EMS). After six years with EMS, Emanuel’s passion for helping only grew stronger. His next step was to fulfill his dream of becoming a New York City Police Officer.