Communities call for a stop in gun violence

Community leaders gathered throughout New York City to show their support for the fallen Officer Randolph Holder Monday evening.

Community leaders gathered throughout New York City to show their support for the fallen Officer Randolph Holder Monday evening.

Community leaders gathered throughout New York City to show their support for the fallen Officer Randolph Holder Monday evening. (10/26/15)

BROOKLYN - Community leaders gathered throughout New York City to show their support for the fallen Officer Randolph Holder Monday evening.

At the Northern Command and in front of almost every police precinct in the city, clergy and community leaders stood shoulder-to-shoulder with police officers, saying that they stand with them against gun violence.

They called for a stop to gun violence toward the police and toward the public. They also said that while they respect the "Black Lives Matter" movement's right to protest, they believe no one has the right to call for violence against police officers.

Officer Holder will be laid to rest on Wednesday. Hundreds of officers and community leaders are expected to pay their respects.

More on this topic

Wake, funeral arrangements for NYPD Officer Randolph Holder

Viewing Services
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location:  
Greater Allen A. M. E. Cathedral of New York
110-31 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11433
Tel# (718) 206-4600
 
Funeral Service
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
3 p.m.
Location:
Greater Allen A. M. E. Cathedral of New York
110-31 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11433
Tel# (718) 206-4600

Interment
Location:
Georgetown, Guyana

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Two teens attempting to jump from one rooftop 1 Teen dies trying to jump between rooftops
The organization works in neighborhoods to help promote 2 Save Our Street talent show takes over P.S. 289
Hundreds were on hand to honor an FDNY 3 Family, friends say final goodbye to fallen FDNY EMT
The daughter of a woman killed 10 years 4 Woman seeks to reopen mother's unsolved murder case
Organizers say they are still accepting memorabilia and 5 'Remembering World War I Project' works to preserve history

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Neighbors are remembering the New York City police Mill Basin neighbors remember slain NYPD officer

Neighbors are remembering the New York City police officer who was shot and killed in

Tyrone Howard is charged with murder in the Suspect in NYPD shooting charged with murder

Tyrone Howard is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Randolph Holder.

The Empire State Building was lit up blue NYPD officer honored; shooter charged with murder

The Empire State Building was lit up blue Wednesday in honor of the fallen NYPD

Across the city, people have been honoring the NYPD and NY Rangers honor fallen officer

Across the city, people have been honoring the memory of Officer Randolph Holder, who was

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE