NYPD Searched Through Car of Off-Duty Cop Who Was Beaten Up, Put in Medically-Induced Coma, “Harassed” His Wife, Police Union Alleges

"safety first"A police union in New York City is not
pleased with how the NYPD’s Internal Affairs bureau conducted
itself after an off-duty cop was beaten nearly to death.
From the New York Post

The NYPD sergeants union wants the head of the
department’s Internal Affairs Bureau fired because IAB
investigators searched the car of an off-duty cop brutally beaten
outside a Queens diner on Sunday.

The union on Tuesday demanded Chief Charles Campisi be canned for
treating Sgt. Mohamed Deen like a suspect. They not only rifled
through the BMW, but also interrogated his wife while he was in a
medically induced coma recovering at Jamaica Hospital on Sunday,
the union said.

Police say questioning witnesses in a crime is standard 
operating procedure, but the police union  called it
“harassment” and stopped a second round of questioning. The
Queens Chronicle
on details of the incident, which was preceded by a
verbal argument and the alleged attacker following the off-duty cop
for more than a mile.

In a
incident, an off-duty cop was forced into the back of
her car at gunpoint. She identified herself as a cop to the muggers
and had her badge stolen.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/22/nypd-searched-through-car-of-off-duty-co

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