N.Y. judge helping barred vet to become cop
Barred vet seeks way to join NYPD
By Rocco Parascandola
NEW YORK — Spc. Osvaldo Hernandez - the U.S. Army paratrooper trying to join the New York Police Department despite a felony record - moved one step closer yesterday to his goal when a Queens judge granted him relief from civil disabilities, a step that helps ex-convicts work their way back into society.
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