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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Condemns the Actions of Some Police Officers and Appreciates the Efforts of Commissioner Kelly

October 25, 2011

For Immediate Release

New York State Senator Reverend Diaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement today in response to reports of five active members and three retired members of the New York City Police Department who were arrested for smuggling illegal guns and counterfeit goods:

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Parkchester Community Public Safety Initiative

Parkchester Community Public Safety Initiative

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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Condemns Killing of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

For Immediate Release

December 13, 2011

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement in response to the killing of veteran NYPD Officer Peter Figoski:

“My prayers and deepest sympathies go out to the four daughters, parents, brother, family and friends of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski who was shot in the face and killed in the line of duty in Brooklyn on Monday.

During the past few months, a lot of criticism has been directed toward the NYPD, sometimes with a complete disregard for the real dangers police officers take every day when they respond to calls. Tragically, NYPD Officer Figoski’s death reminds us of those dangers.

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Anti-Crime Forum Tonight in Parkchester

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Anti-Crime Forum Tonight in Parkchester

Anti-Crime Forum Tonight in Parkchester

Hundreds of Bronx residents are expected to attend tonight’s 2nd Anti-Crime Forum in the Parkchester area of the Bronx.

This anti-crime forum, which has been coordinated and sponsored by State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz and Mr. Luis Sepulveda, Esq., a community leader, will take place tonight, Thursday, January 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium of St. Raymond’s Catholic Church located at 1700 Purdy Street between Metropolitan Avenue and East Tremont Avenue in Bronx County.

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New York State Senator Reverend Diaz Reacts to Bronx Shooting

February 2, 2011

For Immediate Release

New York State Senator Reverend Diaz Reacts to Bronx Shooting

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement in response to news reports of a 10-year old girl who was grazed by a bullet yesterday in the Bronx on her way home from school:

“My prayers and thoughts go out to the 10-year old girl who was shot Wednesday afternoon on her way home from school. I thank the Lord that she is expected to be fine, and hope that she will be able to put this trauma behind her fairly quickly, resume her life as a child, not fear her walk to and from school, and not fear growing up in her neighborhood.

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SENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ AND ASSEMBLYMAN ERIC STEVENSON PLAN TUESDAY EVENING RALLY FOR JUSTICE

July 3, 2012

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ

 

SENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ AND ASSEMBLYMAN ERIC STEVENSON

PLAN TUESDAY EVENING RALLY FOR JUSTICE

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (D-Bronx) will hold a Rally for Justice on today, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 5:00 PM at the grocery store located on the corner of Freeman and Prospect Avenues in the Bronx, the site where two teenage girls were shot on Sunday night. They will be joined by religious and community leaders.

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Is the NewYork City Council Going Nuts?

You should know that the New York City Council is about to take away the right of the New York City Police Department to refer to a perp description by approving a new law called “Intro 1080.”

I would like to put my two cents because as things stand, police reports include a physical description of alleged perpetrators including race, age, sex, or perceived disability.

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New Police Commissioner William Bratton is Showing Respect to Our Community

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

 

New Police Commissioner William Bratton is Showing Respect to Our Community

You should know, that the new administration at 1 Police Plaza, is showing great respect and a new sense of consideration for our community here in the South Bronx.

It is important for me to mention that on Monday, February 10, 2014, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and I sent a letter to the new Police Commissioner, the Honorable William Bratton, requesting a meeting.

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A Real Travesty of Justice

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

District 32 Bronx County, New York

Tel 718-991-3161

A Real Travesty of Justice

You should know that the people of the Bronx, especially those residing in the area of the South Bronx which is covered by the 41st Police Precinct, will soon see their crime statistics going up costing their property and car insurance premiums to also go up.

You should also know that the irony of this is that this will happen even though crime in the area has come down and the area has become one of the safest in the Bronx. But because crimes committed inside the prison (house of detention) are applied to local police precincts, the people of the Bronx are the ones being punished and paying the price for it.

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