Peter Vallone Jr. Criticizes Courts For Their Role In Shooting of NYPD Officer

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. wants to hold the court system accountable following Monday’s shooting of NYPD Officer Peter J. Figoski. Four men have been arrested in connection with the killing including Lamont Pride, who was jailed several times in New York and was wanted for a separate shooting in North Carolina. Though authorities in New York were aware of Mr. Pride’s outstanding warrant, they repeatedly released him because authorities in North Carolina didn’t specifically request extradition. Over the past two days, Councilman Vallone has posted about the case several times on his Facebook wall. “How the hell did a judge previously let this cop killer out with NO bail??” Councilman Vallone wrote. “This piece of trash had an OPEN WARRANT (whether or not it carried with it an extradition order), from NORTH CAROLINA.” Read More

Peter Vallone Jr. Criticizes Courts For Their Role In Shooting of NYPD Officer