Trump Demands Return to ‘Law and Order’ In Wake of Officer’s Death

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On Thursday, former President Donald Trump extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of a brave police officer who tragically lost their life.

In his statement, he emphasized the importance of restoring and upholding “law and order” in our society.

President Trump paid his respects at the wake of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller on Thursday, where he had the opportunity to meet with individuals who were close to the fallen police officer, including his grieving widow and young son.

“What happened is such a sad, sad event. Such a horrible thing, and it’s happening all too often and we’re just not going to let it happen, we just can’t. But the Diller family will, you’ll never be the same, you can never be the same, but we have to stop it, we have to stop it. We have to get back to law and order. We have to do a lot of things differently because this is not working. This is happening too often.” Trump said during short remarks at the funeral.

A tragic incident occurred on Monday in Far Rockaway, Queens, where Diller lost his life during a routine traffic stop.

In light of the recent incident, it is worth mentioning that the individual involved in the tragic death of Diller, a 34-year-old man named Guy Rivera from Queens, had a significant record of encounters with law enforcement prior to the fatal shooting that occurred on Monday.

Rivera had a staggering 21 prior arrests.

Rivera is facing charges of first degree murder and attempted murder in connection with the shooting that occurred on Monday.

On Monday, Rivera found himself in the passenger seat of a parked car in Far Rockaway. It was there that Diller, with persistence, urged Rivera to step out of the vehicle.

According to prosecutors, Rivera disregarded the order and proceeded to use a firearm, shooting Diller.

The bullet struck the officer just below his protective vest. Diller’s partner, Veckash Khedna, allegedly fired a shot that struck Rivera from behind.

Diller was transported to Jamaica Hospital, where he passed away. Rivera is currently receiving treatment at the same hospital.

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