NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This weekend is full of events to strengthen outreach between police and communities.Viral Video Shows Unmasked NYPD Officer Pushing Masked Commuter Out Of Subway Station
It’s part of the National Faith and Blue Weekend, designed to build respect, understanding and common ground between law enforcement and neighborhoods.READ MORE: Hip-Hop Improv Show 'Freestyle Love Supreme' Returns To Broadway
“The way we get past what we’re seeing right now, particularly with the gun violence, is everyone working together,” Shea said.
“This is the kind of reformation that our communities need to decrease the tensions, to decrease the violence and increase the public safety,” Hutchins said.MORE NEWS: Eligible New Jersey Residents Urged To Get COVID Booster Shot
Other events this weekend include town halls, picnics, athletic events and vigils.