Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Rep. Jeffries Statement on the October 17 Vandalism of the Coney Island 9/11 Memorial

Oct 20, 2014
Press Release

BROOKLYN, NY: Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement condemning the act of vandalism of the 9/11 Memorial in Coney Island, New York on October 17.   

“The heroes who laid down their lives to save others on September 11 deserve our reverence and respect for the sacrifice they made that day.  The Memorial at MCU Park in Coney Island stands as an important reminder of the courage and valor displayed by American patriots in the face of unspeakable terror. The officers from the 60th precinct who tracked down this suspect should be commended for their thorough work, and the perpetrator should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law."

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