Francis "Buddy" Murnane


Age: 62

Summary: sergeant detective supervisor at the New York Police Department who never took a sick day in his 42-year career and was the NYPD's longest-serving active officer, who had worked on nearly every major case in the last 20 years, including the 2011 killing of Brooklyn police officer Peter Figoski and the fatal stabbing of a 6-year-old boy in an elevator last summer.

Cause of Death: After an apparent heart attack

Born: April 30, 1952

Died: March 15, 2015

New York City, New York