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Mother of Slain NYPD Officer Says: Blue Lives Matter

October 22, 2015  | 

Every day the brave men and women of the NYPD go out and do their job — to keep us all safe. So why isn’t the city doing the same for the cops?

At my son’s wake, I asked pointedly what has changed since the murders of Det. Wenjian Liu and Det. Rafael Ramos. I said that I cried along with everybody else watching on TV.

And now I’m standing here once again crying for my son.

Almost six months after the slaying of my son, Brian (Moore), I cry for the family of Randolph Holder. Another funeral. Another wake. Another family in pain that no one can ever take away.

Again I ask, what has changed? It must stop. Blue lives matter.

Read full commentary at NYPost.com.


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Bob peterson @ 10/22/2015 8:24 PM

Blue lives matter very much. Law breakers cop killers of any color don't matter. All lives except the amentioned above matter. I'm so sick of this black lives matter movement. It needs to be laughed down. Black lives don't matter anymore than any law abiding person of any color.

OK @ 10/23/2015 4:28 AM

I don't like this concept of dividing and qualifying life. All lives matter until such time the subject through a defect in character causes his or her life to become forfeit.

Robert @ 10/23/2015 9:32 AM

Okay, so all lives matter...here are the stats for 2015 as of 9/1/2015:
LEO shot in line of duty: 25 (2 might be accidental discharges)
LEO killed in Vehicle related incidents on Duty: 38
People shot & killed by police: 776
Unarmed people shot & killed by police: 161

So given these stats...here is what I see:
1. The frenzy about police being shot and killed so much more since Ferguson, MO is incorrect.
2. Policies related to car chases and/or vehicle safety need to be stressed more.
3. The movement(s) about police shooting too many unarmed people have merit...although the message gets twisted by some with other agendas.

I also wonder about the recent FL case with the drummer. More and more people are getting concealed weapon permits. What happens when an unmarked police car, with a plain clothes officer pulls up in the middle of the night to a citizen near a dark car. The citizen sees the LEO's gun; and pulls their gun...and things go south.

kevCopAz @ 10/23/2015 12:02 PM

Al lives matter to non criminals, COP lives matter only to cops ad family of cops, society cares less about cops, we know it, they show it everyday. Either live with it or leave being a cop, thats the plain and awful truth. If you are you enough, leave the profession now, those that can, retire now, those that can't, cover yourself and your fellow cops and just take reports, no on-view enforcement until you retire. Let those that want this situation (anti cop) live with the resulting society. Do not promote good quality folks becoming police, let the "lower the standards for PC reasons" types hire who they want and see if the race of the officer matters as much as the quality of that person does. We all know what will happen. I say good for the public, they deserve what they get since they failed to do the right thing and support the Law and the police. F em all.

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