March Concludes at Nassau County Police Department’s First Precinct, Where Press Conference Will be Held
Who: Frederick K. Brewington, Civil Rights Attorney
New York Communities for Change
David and Mondy Tillery, Parents of Ahmand and Jahmeir Tillery, who were verbally and physically assaulted and falsely arrested by members of the Nassau County Police Department
Phillip McDowell, Pastor, South Hempstead Baptist Church and Pastor to the Tillery family
Local community organizations and activists
What: Civil rights attorney Frederick K. Brewington will join New York Communities for Change, as well as other local community groups and activists, in the March against Police Brutality. The march will begin at the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station in Baldwin and end in front of the Nassau County Police Department’s (NCPD) First Precinct. A press conference will be held at the conclusion of the march.
The march comes after two African-American boys — 15-year-old Ahmand Tillery and 14-year-old Jahmeir Tillery — were stopped by Nassau County police officers after riding their bicycles on the way home with another friend. The officers then verbally and physically assaulted the two brothers, then placed them under arrest without just cause. The officers brought them to the precinct and wrongfully imprisoned them without notifying the boys’ parents. Mr. Brewington announced on January 27 that he filed a notice of claim against the NCPD on behalf of the parents, David and Mondy Tillery. Mr. Brewington will call on the NCPD to stop employing these abusive tactics against young African-American men and for the arresting officers to resign.
When: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Where: Begins at LIRR Station, 760 Brooklyn Avenue, Baldwin, New York
Ends: NCPD First Precinct, 900 Merrick Road, Baldwin, New York
Directions: Southern State Parkway to Exit 20S for Grand Avenue South. Merge onto Baldwin Road, then continue onto Grand Avenue. After 2.1 miles, turn left onto Brooklyn Avenue. LIRR station will be on the right-hand side. The march will start at Grand Avenue and proceed southbound. From there, participants will go left onto Merrick Road and head towards the police precinct.
Photo Ops: Mr. Brewington addressing the crowd, followed by comments from Mr. and Mrs. Tillery, Pastor McDowell, members of New York Communities for Change and other community activists.
About The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington
The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington is a well-respected litigation firm with an office in Hempstead, Long Island. Our focus is primarily in the area of civil rights, voting rights, employment discrimination, police misconduct, personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death and criminal law. However, the Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington is a full-service law firm handling matters in numerous areas of law and providing a wide range of services from contract formation to litigation and trial practice. It is the largest African-American-owned law firm on Long Island and has been designated by the New York Law Journal as one of the top minority-owned firms in the state of New York. For more information, call (516) 489-6959 or visit www.brewingtonlaw.com.