An NYPD officer from Lengthy Island who was killed on obligation was honored with a road renaming Sunday in Levitown.
NYPD Officer Robert Denton was killed 51 years in the past whereas on patrol for the 73rd Precinct.
His hometown honored Officer Denton by dedicating Abby Lane in his reminiscence.
Final 12 months Officer Denton’s good friend Ron Bellistri mentioned he tried to get a road renamed close to the precinct, however a local people board rejected the utility.
Belistri then reached out to Nassau County Govt Bruce Blakeman who permitted the road renaming.
“If New York Metropolis would not do it, then his hometown will do it,” Blakeman