Rochester, New York — September 4, 2014. In response to the murder of a Rochester Police Department Officer last night, Democratic Leader of the Monroe County Legislature Carrie Andrews (D-Rochester) released the following statement on behalf of the Democratic Caucus:
"Today we join with our community in expressing our profound condolences to the Rochester Police Department and the family and friends of the officer slain in the line of duty last night. This tragedy is a solemn reminder that our first responders put their lives on the line each and every day to make our community safe. We owe them a great deal of gratitude for their selfless service to our family, friends and neighbors. Our thoughts remain with the fallen officer, their friends and family."