"It's no surprise that someone who makes a living glorifying crime and violence is a cop-hater, too."
Patrick Lynch has a lot of venom for "arm-chair judges."
Police unions further the-all-too-accurate conception that the police are an occupying force in poor communities of color, and are antithetical in principle and action to the progressive principles of the labor movement.
Members of the group openly criticized Lynch at a PBA meeting last week. One cop yelled that police need "more cars, better
Lynch made national headlines when he said anti-police brutality protesters and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had "blood
A group of upstarts plans to challenge lightning rod Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch and his leadership
Attacks by the New York City police unions on Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) may have backfired. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the alleged
The right of free speech the NYPD are angry about when it comes to the demonstrators is precisely the same right of free speech they're using to harass de Blasio. And it's that same ideal of free speech, no matter how noxious it might seem, for which those police in Paris died last week.
In a democracy, the people choose their leaders, and those leaders write laws and set policies. Right now in New York City, unelected, unaccountable individuals are making those policies and ignoring the authority of those whom we, the people, elected.
Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.