Street renamed for NYPD Detective Miosotis Familia, 1 year after line-of-duty death

AmNews Staff Reports | 7/5/2018, 7:09 p.m.
A year after NYPD Detective Miosotis Familia was gunned down in the line of duty, her legacy was remembered with ...
Officer Miosotis Familia NYPD

A year after NYPD Detective Miosotis Familia was gunned down in the line of duty, her legacy was remembered with a candelight vigil at midnight then a prayer service Thursday morning followed by a street renaming in her honor.

Familia was sitting in a marked, RV-like command post shortly after midnight on July 5, 2017, as Fourth of July festivities were ending when, police said, Alexander Bonds fired a single shot into the vehicle, killing the 12-year veteran of the police force.

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