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NYCPC holds Interfaith service in honor of Chief Steven Silks

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Members of New York Community Peacebuilding Commission will scatter throughout the city to hold Interfaith Prayer Warriors Circle with the National Night Out audiences in all the police precincts in New York City.

This was disclosed in a statement on Monday August 1, 2022.

According to the statement, the service will be held during the National Night Out Tuesday.

The ‘Interfaith Prayer Warriors Circle’ is named after the late Deputy Chief Steven J. Silks of the Bronx and dedicated to all law enforcement personnel in the force as well as those killed in line of duty and the ones who take their lives during the year.

Chief Silks spent 39 honorable years with NYPD to professionally serve his fellow New Yorkers with passion and patriotism.

He unfortunately took his life days before his mandatory retirement at the age of 63 in 2019.

Members of New York Community Peacebuilding Commission is requesting for the ‘Interfaith Prayer Warriors Circle’ to be incorporated into all National Night Out events.

The handholding prayer circle begins with 39 second Moment of Silent and concludes when those offering prayers are done.

The 39 seconds of moment of silence commemorates the 39 years of NYPD service by Chief Silks.

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