DAYTONA BEACH — One knows every protocol of police work, the other knows every square mile of the city and its unique history. After all, he was once the mayor.
Together, they are taking a crack at 79 unsolved murder cases in Daytona Beach that stretch across 52 years.
Every Tuesday, for eight hours at a time, the retirees pore over records that are detailed in their brutality and morbidity — and yet the job has energized them.
The pursuit of truth keeps them motivated. Justice for the victims imbues them with a sense of moral duty.
Albert “Al” McEvoy, 75, served as the police commissioner of Yonkers, New York, in the mid-1990s and his law enforcement career spanned 36 years. He retired in 2000 and owned a private investigation company while enjoying the snowbird lifestyle. When he retired from his second career,