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
reports 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.
separate 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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