Trump promises to defund and protect law enforcement following the death of NYPD Jonathan Diller

Former President Trump promised to provide police officers with a blanket of protection following the recent death of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller.

During a campaign stop on Tuesday in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Trump promised to “restore law and order” and to “compensate” and “protect” law enforcement.

“It is very important that we restore law and order to our country, and I will compensate all police and law enforcement officers across the United States to protect them from being destroyed by the radical left for their vigorous anti-crime stance.” proceed,” Trump said.

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Former President Trump attends a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Tuesday. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The former president recalled Diller promising to “take action against dangerous criminals” and prosecute them.

“I recently had the great honor of visiting the family of an amazing man, New York City Police Detective Jonathan Diller. You read about who was shot by a vicious thug who was originally over twenty years old and was arrested by various law enforcement agencies. once for very serious crimes. And the person who had it was a known murderer,” Trump said.

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“If re-elected, I will crack down on left-wing jurisdictions that refuse to prosecute dangerous criminals,” Trump promised.

Officer Diller in NYPD uniform on scene

NYPD officer Jonathan Diller is survived by his wife and their almost 1-year-old son. (NYPD)

Diller was fatally shot last week during a traffic stop in Queens after a man with 21 prior arrests allegedly shot him in the stomach as Diller tried to get the suspect — 34-year-old Guy Rivera — to get out of the vehicle.

Rivera allegedly opened fire on Diller and his partner around 5:45 p.m. The officers had approached the vehicle because it had been parked illegally at a bus stop.


Lindy Jones, another man who was in the vehicle at the time of Diller’s death, was also charged after the death with charges including criminal possession of a weapon and defacing a weapon.

Timothy Nerozzi of Fox News Digital contributed to this report.

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