As CBS2’s Diane Macedo reported, Wednesday’s ceremony marked the start of the second annual National Police Week.READ MORE: Fire At Power Plant Knocks Out Electricity To Apartments In Coney Island
It began with a moment of silence for Moore, whose picture is featured on an electronic billboard honoring more than 270 officers who died in the line of duty.
The billboard is located at 47th Street and Seventh Avenue.
“People truly take the job for granted. You know they’re out there to make our community safe,” said Kathy Guerra, whose husband, Officer Dennis Guerra, was killed trying to save people in an arson fire in Coney Island. “People don’t understand the job that these officers do. They get up in the morning, not knowing if they’re going to return home.”