NOT GUILTY: Mob boss acquitted in fatal shooting of NYPD officer

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Trial set to begin for mob boss accused of ordering ‘hit’ on cop

BROOKLYN (PIX11) – A “Not Guilty” Verdict in Brooklyn Federal Court–in the trial of a mob boss accused of ordering the hit on a young cop.

Joel Cacace was acquitted of murder in the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Police Officer, Ralph Dols in 1997. An anonymous jury rendered the decision.

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Prosecutors used mob turncoats as witnesses, including one of the shooters. They testified Cacace–a boss with the Colombo crime family–wanted Dols dead, because the cop dared to marry the gangster’s ex-wife, Kim.