Ceremony honors slain NYPD Detectives Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos

The NYPD honored the two officers who were fatally shot in Brooklyn one year ago Sunday. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton attended a memorial and plaque

The NYPD honored two officers who were fatally shot in Brooklyn one year ago.

The NYPD honored two officers who were fatally shot in Brooklyn one year ago. (12/20/15)

NEW YORK - The NYPD honored the two officers who were fatally shot in Brooklyn one year ago Sunday.

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton attended a memorial and plaque dedication ceremony for slain NYPD Detectives Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

Liu and Ramos were gunned down while sitting in their patrol car in Bedford-Stuyvesant last December.

Both officers were taking part in an anti-terrorism drill when the shooter walked up to their patrol car and shot multiple rounds.

Other officers immediately went after the suspect who took his own life at a nearby subway station.

The plaque dedication ceremony took place outside the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn. The families of both detectives were in attendance to for the unveiling of the plaques.

A wreath-laying ceremony was then held in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

 

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