Steven McDonald is a New York City police detective who was shot in the line of duty while questioning suspects in 1986. One of the bullets that hit him shattered his spine, and since then he has been paralyzed from the neck down. He does a variety of guest appearances, notably with U.S. Navy (he was a sailor) and speaking with students about violence and forgiveness. The New York Rangersice hockey team established an award in his honor following the 1987-88 season. The award's official title is the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award. Officer McDonald personally presents the Ranger with a trophy and a $25,000 check (in the player's name) made out to the Steven McDonald Foundation. Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of WW1 A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... Violence refers to acts of aggression and abuse which causes or intends to cause criminal injury or harm to persons, and (to a lesser extent) animals and property. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ...
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