PO Manny Vargas Blue Line Bear Dedication

(l-r) NYPD deputy chief Patrick McCarthy, deputy inspector Thomas Alps, 49th Precinct former commanding officer; sergeant Patrick O’Grady, Cape Coral Police Department; sergeant Guzman; Vargas’ nephew Norel; Vargas’ mother Nellie; Vargas’ son Manny III; Megan O’Grady with her mother Susie and brother Colin.
Photo by Laura Stone

The 49th Precinct hosted a Police Officer Manny Vargas Blue Line Bear Dedication on Friday, November 30 inside the precinct house. Vargas passed away after a long battle with 9/11 related cancer on Thursday, November 1.

Megan O’Grady, Blue Line Bears founder and sergeant Jason Guzman, Blue Line Bears liaison welcomed everyone to the heartfelt ceremony.
Photo by Laura Stone

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