- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Grieving friends and family of those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York have been scratching graffiti into the bronze name panels at the 9/11 Memorial Museum — and police have been primarily turning a blind eye.

They’re required to file reports about the graffiti, the New York Post reported. But they’re not really looking to arrest anybody.

“Can you imagine the conflict a cop would feel about having to bust someone for leaving a personal message to honor a dead relative who was murdered at Ground Zero?” one law enforcement official told the New York Post.

The messages — and there are about 40 of them that have been scratched into the name panels of those who died — mostly convey the grief of the family and friends of those who were killed.

“It happens, but not every day,” a groundskeeper told the New York Post.

The site is filled with security and surveillance cameras, but law enforcement don’t really want to open investigations, and none of the reported graffiti has been disrespectful in nature.

One, for example, reads: “Love4Ever.”

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