FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sgt. James Ng (NYPD) (646) 632-5384
NATIONAL ASIAN PEACE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT ISSUES STATEMENT ON SLAYING OF NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER WENJIAN LIU
Officer Liu was member of local chapter, New York Police Department Asian Jade Society
(NEW YORK CITY – Dec. 22, 2014) – National Asian Peace Officers Association President James Ng, a Sergeant with the New York Police Department, today issued a statement on the shooting and death of NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu, who was a member of the local chapter, the New York Police Department Asian Jade Society. Sgt. Ng served as translator to Officer Liu’s family at Woodhull Hospital in the aftermath of the shooting. In addition, Sgt. Ng serves as president of the local New York Police Department Asian Jade Society.
“The National Asian Peace Officers Association mourns the death of one our own members from the local chapter of the New York Police Department Asian Jade Society. Our heartfelt condolences to the family of Officer Wenjian Liu, a 7-year officer who married just 2 months ago. He immigrated to this country as a teen from Toishan, a city in southern Guangdong province in China. His parents are understandably grief stricken over the loss of their only child.”
“At Woodhull Hospital, where Officer Liu had been taken after the shooting, I had the painful task of providing English translation to Officer Liu’s family. In the days ahead, we hope the outpouring of support and assistance from the National Asian Peace Officers Association and its 22 chapters across the nation will provide comfort to the Liu family. We shall deeply miss Officer Liu. Not only will we always remember you, but always, we will be very grateful to you for your honorable devotion and dedication to protecting our communities.”
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