J1032

Honoring NYPD Officer Alyssa Vogel in recognition of her prompt and heroic actions in saving the life of a four-year-old girl on May...

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J1032



Senate Resolution No. 1032

BY: Senator BOYLE

HONORING NYPD Officer Alyssa Vogel in recognition
of her prompt and heroic actions in saving the life
of a four-year-old girl who was injured during a
triple shooting in Times Square on May 8, 2021

WHEREAS, The quality and sanctity of community life are cherished
values, worthy of safeguarding, and this Legislative Body is moved to
honor those individuals who serve to preserve and protect such values,
lauding particularly their unwavering courage and dedication in the
daily performance of their duties; and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize the
caring concern and heroic acts of those exemplary police officers who
take prompt and appropriate action in emergency situations, and in doing
so, help others to avert life-threatening danger; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
NYPD Officer Alyssa Vogel in recognition of her prompt and heroic
actions in saving the life of a four-year-old girl who was injured
during a triple shooting in Times Square on Saturday, May 8, 2021; and

WHEREAS, On the afternoon of Saturday, May 8, 2021, NYPD Officer
Alyssa Vogel responded to a shooting at West 45th Street and 7th Avenue
in New York City's tourism zone, where a four-year-old girl was shopping
for toys with her family when she was struck by a stray bullet; and

WHEREAS, Upon arriving to the scene, Officer Alyssa Vogel, who is a
mother to a six-month-old boy, noticed the little girl with a gunshot
wound to her leg; and

WHEREAS, Without hesitation or regard for her own safety, Officer
Alyssa Vogel immediately picked up the child and moved her to safety
before applying a tourniquet and later rushing her to a nearby
ambulance; and

WHEREAS, Alyssa Vogel, whose father, brother and husband all serve
as police officers, joined the New York City Police Department four
years ago after serving as a Physical Education Teacher in Brooklyn; and

WHEREAS, Through her heroic actions, Officer Alyssa Vogel
demonstrated her character and compassion for the welfare of others,
personifying the collective concern of public servants across the
community of the State of New York who respond when others are in need
of help; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those
extraordinary individuals who unselfishly devote their lives to the
preservation of order and the protection of others are worthy and due
full praise for their commitment and noble endeavors; now, therefore, be
it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor NYPD Officer Alyssa Vogel in recognition of her heroic actions on
May 8, 2021, noting the significance of her selfless contributions which
are in keeping with the highest traditions of the New York City Police
Department; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to NYPD Officer Alyssa Vogel.

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  • 03 / Jun / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 08 / Jun / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 08 / Jun / 2021
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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