JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- An annual tradition honoring a fallen NYPD officer continued in Queens Wednesday.
A memorial was held for Officer Edward Byrne 32 years after his murder.
The 22-year-old officer was shot and killed while sitting in his police cruiser back in 1988.
Each year, a memorial is held at the spot in Jamaica where he was killed.
Byrne's murder sparked the city's war against the drug trade.
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Annual memorial honors fallen NYPD officer in Queens