John Timoney Dies; Former Miami, Philadelphia Chief

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John Timoney, the epitome of the tough Irish cop who grew in New York and rose through its ranks before landing top spots in Philadelphia and Miami, died last night of lung cancer at 68, the Miami Herald reports. After a forced departure from Miami in 2010 amid a political upheaval and then several years of high-profile consulting work — much of it in the Middle East — Timoney . . .

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