Cuellar’s plan comes amid an alarming “war on 경찰“nationwide – with at least six officers 살해 in the line of duty in the U.S. AOC의 GOP 도전자는 법 집행 역사상 가장 치명적인 해에 이어 경찰 살인자에 대한 사형을 요구합니다 2022 AOC의 GOP 도전자는 법 집행 역사상 가장 치명적인 해에 이어 경찰 살인자에 대한 사형을 요구합니다, AOC의 GOP 도전자는 법 집행 역사상 가장 치명적인 해에 이어 경찰 살인자에 대한 사형을 요구합니다, 의 데이터에 따르면 Officer Down Memorial Page.
And this year follows 2021, which was the “deadliest year for law enforcement officers in history,” 에 따르면 National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Cuellar spoke about the recent violence against police in an interview with Fox News Digital.
“What breaks my heart the most is that officers like Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora are heroes — everybody says that, nobody has a problem saying that,” Cuellar said Wednesday. “But it is a shame that our brave men and women who risk their lives every day to protect us have to die before we look at them or refer to them as heroes.”
Thousands of people attended Rivera’s wake Thursday afternoon at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan – civilians and officers alike, with uniformed mourners coming from as far as Virginia, 캐나다, Massachusetts and overseas to pay their respects. His funeral was scheduled for Friday.
Mora, whose organ donations will save the lives of five individuals, is set to be laid to rest next week.
Cuellar, an Army National Guardsman and descendant of Cuban refugees who fled the communist Castro regime, announced his proposal minutes before taking part in a rally in support of the slain officers outside Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office Wednesday.
Bragg’s progressive policies three weeks into his first term as prosecutor have been criticized as soft on crime and blamed for a rash of violence in the borough.
“The blood of these officers is on the hands of these spineless politicians like AOC, or anybody on City Council, or even the mayor right now, unless he does something about it,” Cuellar said, referring to new NYC Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat who campaigned on a pro-police platform and served in the NYPD himself. “Nobody in politics on the left cares about holding back the criminals, all they care about is holding back the police.”
“Nobody in politics on the left cares about holding back the criminals, all they care about is holding back the police.”
리베라, 22, and Mora, 27, died from injuries suffered last Friday night when a 47-year-old domestic violence suspect with a stolen .45-caliber handgun ambushed them in his mother’s Harlem apartment, opening the bedroom door with a barrage of bullets.