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Nearly 500 NYPD Cops Injured Since May Due to Anti-Police Protests
Breitbart ^ | 9/27/2020 | Kyle Morris

Posted on 09/28/2020 10:06:20 AM PDT by bitt

More than 470 New York City police officers have been injured in the line of duty due to anti-police protests since May of this year, according to data through September 24 from the department and the New York Post.

Black Lives Matter protests, sparked across the nation after the death of George Floyd, sent thousands of people flooding the streets of major American cities, including one of the largest, New York City.

Officials from the department have stated that officers have been on the receiving end of Molotov cocktails, shot at, stabbed, hit with rocks and bricks, and hit by vehicles.

Of the 472 who reported injuries, 319 of those needed medical attention from a hospital. Seven of those who were injured were admitted into a hospital, such as Lt. Richard Mack, who was severely beaten as he made an arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge in July.

“This behavior is unacceptable and will not be tolerated,” NYPD spokeswoman Sgt. Mary Frances O’Donnell said in a statement to the New York Post.

So far this year, a total of 7,528 NYPD line-of-duty injuries have been reported, up 47 percent from last year, which had 5,133 injuries.

“The average person doesn’t hear about the daily assaults and injuries to police officers,” said NYPD Sgt. Joseph Imperatrice, the founder of Blue Lives Matter NYC. “Officers are hurt every single day whether in regards to being assigned to routine patrol or a riot location.”

Describing a certain instance involving looters, Imperatrice said protesters threw “air mail” at cops. The items thrown at cops included drink bottles, rocks, garbage of sorts, and pieces of brick. Imperatrice also stated that an inspector on the scene sprained his hand while he was “tackling a subject running away from the scene of a location where they had just

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: akadeblasio; andrewcuomo; antifa; billdeblasio; newyork; newyorkcity; nypd; ocasiocortez; occasionalcortex; protests

1 posted on 09/28/2020 10:06:20 AM PDT by bitt
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2 posted on 09/28/2020 10:06:30 AM PDT by bitt (new q posts)
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To: bitt

there needs to be a class action lawsuit waged against the DNC, CNN, Leftist mayors and all the bad actors who dirextly caused this. We need to bankrupt these people!!


3 posted on 09/28/2020 10:08:46 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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> “This behavior is unacceptable and will not be tolerated,” NYPD spokeswoman Sgt. Mary Frances O’Donnell said ... <

She’s half right. The behavior is unacceptable. But this is de Blasio’s New York. So it will be tolerated


4 posted on 09/28/2020 10:13:31 AM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: Phillyred
You are close. Need to start suing corporate entities (Fed Ex, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, NFL, NBA, etc.) since they are the ones that are funding BLM. Make them all think twice before support liberal terrorist groups.
5 posted on 09/28/2020 10:43:19 AM PDT by Bommer (I'm a MAGA-Deplorian! It is the way! It is the only way!)
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To: bitt; Phillyred
The class action lawsuits need to start with the prosecutor who refused to press charges against rioters, the mayor who actively supported them, ABCCBSCNNNBCNPR who instigated them, and the corporations who funded them.

Sgt. Mary Frances O'Donnell can lie all she wants about it not being tolerated but New York City cannot collect taxpayer funds at the same time their paying out for injuries caused in part by those in city government refusing to uphold the law.

6 posted on 09/28/2020 10:50:40 AM PDT by T.B. Yoits
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To: bitt

I can’t wait for justice. An avalanche of justice.


7 posted on 09/28/2020 10:53:49 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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Then there’s the PTSD.

Saddle up boys and girls...here comes early retirement with disability. Life is good!


8 posted on 09/28/2020 11:21:03 AM PDT by moovova
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