Religious leaders denounce violence at organized march that left several officers injured
Local religious leaders are denouncing violence that erupted after a march they organized, which left several NYPD officers injured.
The Jericho march on Tuesday was meant to be a peaceful protest. On Friday, the United Clergy Coalition set the record straight after four officers, including Chief Terence Monahan, were left bloodied.
They showed their support for the NYPD, as the city has seen a spike in crime. The clergy members denounced the violence and religious leaders tell News 12 they believe the attackers were with the Occupy City Hall movement.
They say they welcome proper policing into their communities.
They’re also calling on city leaders to work together and come up with programs that could help stop the violence.