RED BANK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jon Bon Jovi is showing his support for police following the killings of two New York City police officers.
The singer wore an NYPD football T-shirt during the Bobby Bandiera and Friends Hope Concert in Red Bank, New Jersey on Monday.READ MORE: Retired FDNY Firefighter Suffering From 9/11-Related Illness In Need Of Lifesaving Bone Marrow Transplant
“I’m showing a little solidarity for my brothers in the NYPD and all of those who protect and serve us every day,” Bon Jovi told a cheering crowd at his concert.
The move was the latest in a surge of support for police following the deaths of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. Police said the officers were ambushed killed as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Across New York City Tuesday, lights on landmarks including the Empire State Building and the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree were dimmed in honor of the fallen officers.
The lights dimmed from 9 p.m. to 9:05 p.m. Other buildings included the Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Four Times Square and One Bryant Park.READ MORE: Harlem Man Arrested After Allegedly Punching Woman, Striking 5-Year-Old Child
On Staten Island, artist Scott LoBaido created a large, illuminated outdoor sculpture in tribute to Ramos and Liu.
The officers were remembered during a moment of silence Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
Jets center Nick Mangold wore a black NYPD cap while walking into MetLife Stadium off the team bus and held it to his heart during the singing of the national anthem. The team also observed a 10-second moment of silence before the game.
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