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No Freakin' Way!? You've Just Gotta See This About the NYPD!!

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If you’re still under the delusion that cops…especially the NYPD are here to serve and protect anybody but themselves I’ve got a thriving mosquito farm to sell ya in the arctic circle. New York’s “finest,” as they’re called, have managed time and again to prove that they ARE here to serve and protect … THEMSELVES. As for other people…they’re not out there serving and protecting the public…they’re using they’re time and sucking down extorted resources harassing and collecting from everybody else.

According to an annual report released Monday by Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office, New York City taxpayers spent an ungodly $230 million to pay off 6,472 lawsuits settled against the NYPD in the last fiscal year. That’s almost a quarter of a billion dollars that didn’t come out of the pockets of the criminal cops…but the pockets of the people who didn’t commit the wrongdoing.

The amount reflects settlements made from July 2017 through June 2018, and marks a 32% decrease from the prior year, when the city paid out $335 million for lawsuits against the police department.

This is the work of New York’s Finest — a police department that figures it’s the FBI, CIA, and NSA rolled into one. When not bumptiously interloping as the East Coast wing of Team America World Police, the NYPD is busy back home violating rights and blowing off public records requests.

The department is infamous for its suspicionless surveillance, its suspicionless searches, and the occasional homicide thrown in for good measure.

NYPD spokeswoman Sgt. Jessica McRorie says the 32% reduction in claims shows the NYPD is serious about deterring officer misconduct. But apparently she’s only read the parts of the report she likes. The reality is that the overall drop in claims is counteracted by the NYPD’s 100% increase in police misconduct settlement payments over the past decade.

Roughly $108 million was related to allegations of police misconduct like false arrests and excessive force, more than doubling the $48 million paid out for such issues a decade ago.

We’re talking about 100′s of millions of dollars guys…in a very short period of time. What the hell are these costumed thugs doing out there? You’d think they were some kind of gang or something. Oh…wait.

No matter how they try to spin it, the numbers speak for themselves. Since the middle of 2017, the city has paid out a half-billion dollars in settlements in lawsuits against the NYPD. The spokeswoman’s cheery spin on $233 million in settlements as an indication of officers behaving $100 million better than last year doesn’t say much about the force in general.

Granted, the amount of settlements will never reach $0, no matter the length of the timeline. But if the NYPD is serious about reducing misconduct and improving its relationship with the public, it definitely can’t keep allowing things like this:

[Peter] Valentin, a hard-charging Bronx narcotics detective whose online handle is “PistolPete,” has been sued a stunning 28 times since 2006 on allegations of running slash-and-burn raids that left dozens of lives in ruins while resulting in few criminal convictions.

This article says, “The city has paid out $884,000 to settle cases naming the stocky, 36-year-old detective, but he doesn’t seem too concerned.”

“I’m not aware of that,” he scoffed at a Daily News reporter when told of his claim to shame. “Once it goes to court, I don’t follow it.” Almost a MILLION dollars in claims just on this guy along guys.

A 2014 report showed 55 NYPD officers have been sued 10 or more times. If Valentin’s shrug of indifference is indicative of the NYPD’s collective mindset, lawsuits are no deterrent to misconduct. And neither are NYPD officials, even when they’re claiming otherwise when issuing statements or holding press conferences. The same people who defend misconduct by saying it’s just “bad apples” are the same people refusing to remove the bad apples from the barrel. Which automatically makes THEM bad apples.

Being a repeat offender is bad news in every part of the criminal justice system except the component that initiates the process. Three strikes laws proliferate, exponentially increasing sentences for criminal violators. Meanwhile, those policing the streets are barely policed at all. Those that do manage to create enough headaches for their departments that they’re terminated, can usually find steady law enforcement work at another agency. Cause ya know…you gotta look out for the criminals of the thin blue gang…I mean line.

The message being sent to the public by the NYPD isn’t the one its spokesperson is offering. It’s actually saying it doesn’t care how much of the public’s money it has to spend to keep bad cops employed, roaming the streets with their gang colors and badges and ruining countless lives.

 

And they wonder why there’s such a massive rise in first, 2nd and 4th amendment auditors taking to the streets and filming the actions of criminal cops. Please like and share this video with everybody you know and leave your thoughts about this for the world and the google thought police…

 

 

Roughly $108 million was related to allegations of police misconduct like false arrests and excessive force, more than doubling the $48 million paid out for such issues a decade ago.

The total number of police misconduct claims filed last year increased from 2017, despite the fact that the total number of settlements issued in cases against the department declined.

Stringer’s report noted that a handful of claims inflated the total cost of last year’s settlements — five wrongful conviction cases accounted for roughly 14%, or $33 million, of the NYPD payouts.

 

 

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  • Slimey

    LOL! You really like when Negroes and white cops mix, don’t ya? :lol:

    Have a nice Turkey day, Aunty.

  • DJ Dog

    Well NYPD cops have notoriously been corrupt for decades remember the movie Serpico? True story. Add that with a urban populace with a high percentage of scumbags and crackheads and yeah your gonna have volatile situations. I’m not surprised at anything that happens.

  • Mr. Grey

    Epstein didn’t kill himself.

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