NYPD Officers to Wear Black Bands as Death Toll Climbs

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea has directed all members of the NYPD to wear black bands across their shields in commemoration of the now 28 uniformed and civilian members of the NYPD who have lost their lives due to COVID-19. In his letter to the department, Shea said, “this unprecedented crisis has already taken a significant toll on our NYPD family.”…