“I hear all of this people talk about they’ve got a cure for crime and they know how to stop crime – Well, tell me.”
NEW ORLEANS — The following are the words of New Orleans Councilman Jay Banks as he talked to the media about the senseless death of his friend – Officer Everett Briscoe, who leaves behind a wife and two sons.
“I’ve known Everett for a very long time. Actually, when he and Terrell started dating and got married, I’ve known Everett.
I’m gonna tell you. Everett was a gem. He was a jewel. He loved his community and he did everything that he could to help make it better – not just a police officer, but as a citizen.
It is very true that we lost a really good one. And I gotta tell you, I’m about tired of doing this. I was at the house last night. Nick started his senior year. Terrell is asking me ‘Who is gonna teach him how to tie his tie? There was no answer, because the only answer she wanted to hear is that Everett is gonna walk through the door, but he’s not.
This cancer of senseless violence has to stop. And I hear all of this people talk about they’ve got a cure for crime and they know how to stop crime – Well, tell me. No other family should have to go …….