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Throgs Neck community takes stand against violence, marches in prayer

NYPD officers from each Bronx precinct marched alongside clergy members and elected officials, citing murder rates in the Bronx rise that are 33% higher than this same time last year.

News 12 Staff

Sep 21, 2021, 2:30 AM

Updated 1,006 days ago

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The Throgs Neck community is taking a stand against violence throughout the Bronx. 
Officers, clergy and community members marched in prayer around the Throgs Neck Houses on Monday calling for an end to crime. 
NYPD officers from each Bronx precinct marched alongside clergy members and elected officials,  citing murder rates in the Bronx rise that are 33% higher than this same time last year. 
"Take a stand against crime and say no more, today it stops here...All of the violence, we're not signaling anyone out,” said Monique Johnson, with Throgs Neck Resident Council.
The community joined together in prayer outside of the police service area on the grounds of the Throgs Neck Houses.


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