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The U.S. Senate has confirmed Garden City native Charles G. Dunne, known in regional law-enforcement for his leadership of the City Hall security team, as the new U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of New York.

Background on Dunne is here, through US Sen. Charles Schumer's office.

From Mayor Michael Bloomberg: "As the head of my security detail, I have seen Charlie's impeccable judgment at work every day and I rely on his exceptional skills, intelligence and professionalism."

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From NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly: "Inspector Dunne's confirmation is a tribute to his professionalism, in which the NYPD takes great pride."