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October 13, 2009
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Off-duty NYC cop accused of showing gun on train

The Associated Press

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Authorities say an off-duty New York City police officer who displayed a handgun while trying to quiet unruly passengers on a train has been arrested and suspended without pay.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say Officer David Hendrick on Sunday night was riding a Long Island Rail Road commuter train to Ronkonkoma (ron-KONK'-uh-muh), about 50 miles east of Manhattan. They say he showed his gun to quiet four passengers who had attended a New York Rangers hockey game.

Hendrick pleaded not guilty Monday in Hempstead to a felony charge of criminal possession of a weapon and a lesser charge of menacing. He was held on $2,500 bond or $1,000 cash.

Defense attorney Steve Worth has refused to comment.

Associated PressCopyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Hendrick joined the New York Police Department 16 years ago. He works on a traffic task force.






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