Wednesday, January 11, 2017

RIP: Richard A. Zappile, Former Philadelphia Deputy Police Commissioner, Dies


Richard A. Zappile, a former Philadelphia Deputy Police Commissioner, has died. He was 70.

You can read his obituary in the Philadelphia Inquirer via the below link:

http://www.philly.com/philly/obituaries/20170110_Richard_Zappile__law_enforcement_veteran_in_Phila_.html

Note: I knew and liked Richard Zappile. I interviewed him several times when I was a crime reporter and columnist for the South Philly weekly newspapers. He was a hell of a guy and a hell of a cop.


You can read two of my pieces on him via the below links:

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2016/04/my-crime-beat-column-south-philly-crime.html

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2016/02/south-phillys-top-cop.html

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