John Coghlan joined the New York City Police Department in July of 1986 and retired as a Detective in July 2003. He was a first responder on Sept 11, 2001 and worked as part of the rescue and clean up teams at the World Trade Center. Some photos taken during this time can be seen in this photo gallery.

John is a licensed tour guide, born and raised in New York City. During this walking tour of all the key locations associated with 9/11, he will share personal stories and intimate recollections about the day that changed America forever.