P.O. Vargas Street Co-Naming Ceremony

Manny Vargas, Jr. (c); the Vargas family; NYPD commanders; clergy and elected officials.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Community and law enforcement members joined in celebrating a street co-naming honoring the late 49th Precinct police officer Manny Vargas, Jr. on Saturday, March 2 in front of the 49th Precinct’s station house at 2121 Eastchester Road.

Vargas Jr. passed away on November 1, 2018 from a rare type of brain cancer linked to exposure to toxins from working near the original World Trade Center after September 11, 2001.

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