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Crime Community Leaders Gather To Show Support For Police After Shootings

23:20  10 february  2020
23:20  10 february  2020 Source:   wcbs880.radio.com

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Community leaders and residents gathered in front of Police Headquarters on Monday to show support for police officers, after two cops were shot in the Bronx over the weekend.

Rabbi Joe Potasnik was among the religious leaders who arrived to show their support.

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He said the group came "to shout, not to be silent, against this insane climate where police are being targeted."

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Former police captain and current Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams also arrived at the rally, calling the attacks, in which two officers were shot in the Bronx in under 12 hours, "horrific."

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"The assassination failed, but there was an assassination on the symbol of public safety, and that is something that we cannot tolerate," Adams said.

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, earlier on Monday, called the crime a "premeditated assassination attempt."

Community leaders want to stop the anti-police rhetoric spreading throughout the five boroughs.

"Let's be united in letting the NYPD know that we have their back," said Staten Island Borough President Jimmy Oddo.

Meanwhile, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, a frequent NYPD critic, declared there is no one who can do anything but condemn, with the strongest language, anyone who tries to shoot a police officer.

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