Memorial Candlelight Vigil Tomorrow in Honor of Fallen NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller of Massapequa Park – Town of Oyster Bay

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, County Executive Bruce Blakeman and Massapequa Park Village Mayor Daniel Pearl will host a memorial candlelight vigil to honor the memory of fallen NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller, who was tragically murdered in the line of duty on March 25, 2024. The vigil will be held on Wednesday, March 27th, at 7pm at Brady Park in Massapequa Park. Officials have also directed all flags be flown half-staff at County, Town and Village facilities. NYPD Officer Diller was performing a routine traffic stop in Far Rockaway when he was fatally shot following a confrontation involving an illegally-parked vehicle. Officer Diller, a resident of Massapequa Park, leaves behind a wife and young child.


“Our hearts are heavy as we honor the memory of Officer Jonathan Diller, a true hero who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our community and public safety,” said Supervisor Saladino. “His bravery and selflessness made him a model officer to his brothers and sisters in law enforcement, who risk their lives each and every day to protect ours. In gathering as a community to join together in mourning, we pay tribute to Officer Diller’s courage and honor his memory. On behalf of my colleagues on the Town Board, I extend by deepest sympathies to Officer Diller’s family, friends and colleagues. His legacy of service will always be remembered.”

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