Posted by Legislator Lyndon Williams:
The Westchester County Board of Legislators will vote on the construction of a permanent memorial for Detective Christopher A. Ridley on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. This 23 year old Mount Vernon Police Officer was shot and killed on January 25, 2008 by Westchester County Police Officers after being mistaken for a suspect in White Plains, New York. Officer Ridley was off duty when he intervened to prevent serious injury to a resident after observing a violent physical altercation between two men in White Plains. The memorial for this fallen hero will be constructed at the County Office building at 85 Court Street where Detective Ridley was fatally shot. The meeting is on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm at 148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor, White Plains. Please join us to show your support for Detective Ridley.