Joseph Lani a.k.a. The Ghost Cop is a retired NYPD detective sergeant, author and psychic medium. He is the author of the book Running With The Bulls: The Road to Fresh Kills, a Journey into the Paranormal
Lani was a NYPD detective sergeant during the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. He was a supervisor in the debris fields at the Fresh Kills Landfill in Staten Island, NY, where debris fro the attacks was transported, to aid in the search for human remains, personal effects and black boxes from the planes.
Lani is a psychic medium and spirit medium, who practices clairvoyance (clear seeing), clairaudience (clear hearing) and clairsentience (sensing the presence of a spirit) He believes he can communicate with the spirits of dead people and performs readings. In 2011, Lani was profiled during the third season of My Ghost Story, an American TV series about the paranormal, which airs on the Biography Channel. He has also been featured on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory  and on Twin Cities Newstalk – Darkness Radio . In 2006, the Tampa Bay Times published an article about his experiences 
Running with the Bulls
Joseph Lani's book Running with the Bulls: The Road to Fresh Kills, a Journey into the Paranormal is a memoir that recounts the author's experiences as a career police officer in Florida and New York City. They include the arrest of undercover FBI agent Donnie Brasco, who had infiltrated the Bonanno crime family; responding to the Staten Island murder of an undercover DEA agent by mob-connected drug dealer Gus Farace; serving as protection for the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) chief Yasser Arafat; moonlighting as a celebrity bodyguard and responding to the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center