July 5, 2017
ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered that flags be at half-staff today, in honor of the New York City Police officer who was shot and killed while sitting in an NYPD vehicle in the middle of the night.
“Officer Miosotis Familia spent 12 years protecting her community as a member of the NYPD and all New Yorkers share in the pain and heartbreak caused by her death,” Governor Cuomo said. “Law enforcement officers across New York put their lives on the line to protect and serve their communities. This horrific and senseless assassination is a devastating reminder of the risks these brave men and women face each day. I offer my deepest condolences to Officer Familia’s loved ones and fellow members of the NYPD. Today, we all come together to mourn one of New York’s Finest.”