Long Island Law Enforcement Alliance starts initiative to reduce gun violence

The group says the community needs to get involved in order to invoke change. (9/13/13)

HEMPSTEAD - The Long Island Law Enforcement Alliance has launched an initiative to help end gun violence in Hempstead.

The group, made up of police from across the state, held a news conference in Hempstead today on the street where a 17-year-old was shot and killed earlier this week.

Long Island Law Enforcement Alliance will hold an emergency community meeting Monday night at the Union Baptist Church.

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Hempstead's mayor says he encourages the group to meet with him and village police.
 

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