Attorney General James Statement On Death Of NYPD Officer Robert Echeverria

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:36

NEW YORK — Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement regarding the death of NYPD Officer Robert Echeverria: 

“For the ninth time this year, we are struggling with the loss of another member of the NYPD. Officer Robert Echeverria was a 25-year veteran of the NYPD, a man who dedicated his career to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of New Yorkers. While we mourn the death of Officer Echeverria and the eight other members of the NYPD who have taken their lives, we must confront the real mental health crisis we are facing. I am committed to working with the NYPD and mental health organizations to ensure that the men and women of the NYPD have access to the resources and support they need.”

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