NYPD Officer Randolph Holder shot and killed.

Last night The NYPD lost one of their own, Officer Randolph Holder was shot and killed while responding to a call. Please keep him and his family, and fellow officers in your prayers.

Pat Lynch, Head of the NYC Patrolmen's Benevolent Association on the death of P.O. Randolph Holder:

"We ask all New Yorkers of good will to remember our fallen brother, Randolph Holder, and to keep his family, friends and colleagues in your heart, thoughts and prayers. Randolph, like so many of his fellow officers before him, gave his life in the protection of the City he loved. Let his sacrifice mark a new day of respect and appreciation for the men and women who stand between violent crime and the good people of New York. Let his sacrifice mark a new understanding of what police officers do everyday and why we do it. And may his sacrifice bring us together in compassion and peace as we comfort those left behind and lay this hero to rest."