The nonprofit group LiveOnNY presented the department with a plaque.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody Near Jacksonville, Florida
A Bronx detective on the force knows first-hand the importance of donating.
Anita Moore received a cornea transplant nine years ago that saved her sight.READ MORE: New York City Council Passes Bill Requiring Department Of Education To Develop Food Waste Prevention Plan
Months later, she donated part of her liver to save her critically ill father.
“To receive, it’s like, the time when I couldn’t see, it’s a gift that I needed to continue my life,” Moore said. “For my father, because obviously he gave me life, to be able to give him back that chance to live again.”MORE NEWS: New York Rep. Elise Stefanik Likely To Replace Ousted Rep. Liz Cheney As House Republican Conference Chair
The NYPD holds regular registration drives to bring awareness to the need for organ donations.