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Di Gilio Playground

Ave. F bet. McDonald Ave. and E. 2 St.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This playground honors Deputy Inspector Joseph DiGilio (1929-1986) who served in the New York City Police Department for over 30 years. Inspector DiGilio began his career as a foot patrolman in the Bronx in the early 1950s. After ten years in the Bronx, he was assigned to Brooklyn’s Kensington community, and in 1970, appointed deputy inspector of the 70th Precinct. Celebrated as a dedicated police officer, Inspector DiGilio’s is most remembered for his devotion to Police Department anti-drug programs.

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Directions to Di Gilio Playground

  • DiGilio Playground
  • DiGilio Playground Roller Hockey Facility

Di Gilio Playground Weather

  • Tue
    Isolated Thunderstorms
    71°F
  • Wed
    Rain
    59°F
  • Thu
    Rain Likely
    59°F
  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    62°F

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