Joe Concannon, a retired NYPD captain and U.S. Air Force Veteran running for Mark Weprin’s City Council seat, said he sympathized with the family but that the families of the three police officers who were killed this year did not receive such a settlement.
The following Letter to the Editor by Queens Village Republican Club member, Fred Bedell was published in the Queens Ledger and all eight of its publications.
Ridgewood man saves Old Glory from protesters’ flames
Anti-American group tried to burn the flag in Brooklyn on Wednesday
**JOE CONCANNON STATEMENT ON FLAG-BURNING RALLY**
**CALLS FOR NEW YORKERS TO PROTEST RALLY BY PUTTING UP AMERICAN FLAGS**
Says, “Mayor abandons city while the flag burns”