12 NYPD officers given posthumous honor

A dozen New York City police officers were honored today during a dedication ceremony to have their names inscribed on the Police Memorial Wall in

THE BRONX - A dozen New York City police officers were honored today during a dedication ceremony to have their names inscribed on the Police Memorial Wall in lower Manhattan.

The 12 officers join hundreds of others on the wall in Battery Park. One of the officers, Omar Edwards, died after being shot by fellow officers. The other 11 honored officers worked at Ground Zero and have since died.

"Millions of visitors will come to this sacred precinct to pay their respects and give thanks for the courage and sacrifice of those whose names are inscribed here," says NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
Witnesses say someone tried to snatch a baby 2 Witness: Suspect attempts to abduct baby from stroller
Testimony continued Friday in the departmental trial of 3 NYPD officer who shot, killed BX teen testifies in department trial
Police are searching for a man they say 4 Police: Man stole electric tools worth $650
The Mass, held by the organization Catholic War 5 Special Mass pays tribute to 'forgotten' war veterans

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

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