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Black Law Enforcement mourns the Death of Erica Garner


To the Garner Family,

As a National Association of Black Law Enforcement Professionals, we mourn the loss of our friend and sister in the struggle for Freedom, Justice and Equality, Erica Garner. We also recognize and pray for the more substantial loss sustained by those who were nearest and dearest to her.

This resolution is a tribute to the memory of our sister to say in regretting her removal from our midst. We mourn for our sister, who was, in every way, worthy of our respect and regard.

As Black Law Enforcement, we send sincere condolences to the family of Erica Garner so that you shall find peace in this time of sorrow.


Damon K. Jones

New York Representative

Blacks In Law Enforcement of America


Mr. Jones is currently the New York State Representative of Blacks in Law Enforcement of America. Current member of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice.  From 2006 to 2010. He served as the North East Region President of the National Black Police Association and as a national board member and Chair of the National Membership Committee of the National Black Police Association. Mr. Jones has been a guest commentator on New York radio stations WBLS (107.5 FM), WLIB (1190 am) WRKS (98.7 FM), WBAI (99.5 FM) and Westchester's WVOX (1460 am). Mr. Jones has appeared on local television broadcasts including Westchester News 12 “News Makers” and Aljazeera America. You can now hear Damon every Sunday on the People Before Politics Radio Show on wwwinthmixxradio.com

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