Originally Posed on February 12, 2016 

CITY HALL – Council Member Margaret Chin (D-Lower Manhattan) released the following statement in the wake of a guilty verdict reached Thursday against NYPD Officer Peter Liang in Brooklyn:

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Akai Gurley, and Officer Liang’s family, friends and supporters. Now that the jury has reached its verdict, it is my hope that the long process of healing can begin. I, along with my Council colleagues, remain committed to working to bridge the gap between the NYPD and New Yorkers of all backgrounds.”