Inspector James Guida has been in the NYPD for 30 years. He was assigned to command troubled precincts, and for the last four years logged an increase in arrests and hundreds of successful search warrants.
While battling the drug scourge, he has been fighting cancer.
For his dedication and perseverance through serious illness, Guida is the Daily News Hero of the Month: Surgeries and radiation treatments cannot keep him from his command.
(READ the story in the NY Daily News)