New York City detective-tuned-media personality best known for his appearances on the Imus in the Morning radio show and the Fox News TV network.
He was a police detective before turning to a career in the media.
His autobiography, One Tough Cop: The Bo Dietl Story, was made into a film called One Tough Cop in 1998.
He married a woman named Regina in 1973.
He was appointed as Chairman of the New York State Security Guard Advisory Council by New York Governor George Pataki in 2010.