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Cecilia Reyes

Noel Polanco In Uniform (credit: Facebook)

Family Of Noel Polanco Files Notice Of Claim Against NYC, Detective

The family of an unarmed National Guardsman killed by police during a Queens traffic stop is taking first official step toward a lawsuit.

02/20/2013

The casket of Army National Guardsman Noel Polanco, draped in an American flag, is carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church in Queens on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

GCP Shooting Victim Noel Polanco Posthumously Promoted At Funeral In Queens

Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.

10/12/2012

Cecilia Reyes speaks with reporters after meeting with Queens District Attorney Richard Brown on Oct. 11, 2012. Her son Noel Polanco was shot dead by a police officer. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880/Inset: Facebook)

Mother Of Man Killed On GCP Meets With Queens DA

The mother of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a detective during a traffic stop on the Grand Central Parkway said she wants “justice” for her son.

10/11/2012

Rev. Al Sharpton (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) and Noel Polanco (Facebook.com)

Rev. Al Sharpton Supports Mother Of Noel Polanco Following Fatal Shooting On GCP

Sharpton hugged Cecilia Reyes during an appearance on Saturday at his Harlem headquarters. He said it’s “unthinkable for a mother to have to bury her child.”

10/06/2012

Polanco (L), Hamdy (R) (credit: Facebook | CBS 2)

Detective Who Shot Unarmed Man On GCP Previously Accused Of Misconduct

Hassan Hamdy was one of 16 cops in a 1999 excessive force case, which was settled for almost $300,000. Hamdy is also one of six cops who was sued in 2007 by Dorothy Garcia and her grandson Tyrell.

10/05/2012