• Marxist Dems & Anarchists Seek Destruction of NYPD, Destabilize America’s Largest City

    Surge Summary: New York City Police have come under concentrated attack from prominent Democrats and are suffering demoralization because of it. Important questions need to be asked those holding anti-cop protests and rallies.

    by Jim Kouri

    As the American people get a glimpse of the seriously violent uprising of the radical left, the so-called news media are busy putting a “happy face” on riots, looting, cop-killings and assaults, as well as attacks on those deemed as their “enemy.” In addition, the cities that are stifling police-officer response and the Democrat politicians who are pushing for the disbanding of police departments have actually reduced law enforcement budgets by as much as a billion dollars in New York alone.

    Because of the fake coverage by the vast majority of pseudo-journalists of  Black Lives Matter, Antifa (Anti-Fascists), and other Marxist or anarchist organizations, former law enforcement chief, National Association of Chiefs of Police (NACOP) official, and editor of the Conservative Base on Wednesday while in New York City found a once legendary NYPD being denigrated by Democrats – Mayor Bill de Blasio, Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, and members of the city council – to the point of degrading their effectiveness in a city witnessing increases in felony crimes.

     PBA President Patrick J. Lynch said: “This preliminary report has exposed the entire inquiry as a charade. Instead of an impartial review of the protests and their aftermath, this report tells only one side of the story and delivers reheated proposals that have been part of the anti-police agenda for decades. If the goal is to heal the rift between police officers and the public, that won’t be achieved without giving meaningful consideration to the perspective of police officers on the street.”

    We also cannot overstate the lasting damage that the political rhetoric of the past several weeks has done to police officer morale. To be blunt: New York City police officers are nearing the breaking point. For weeks, we worked tours of 12 hours or more with few days off. We have been bombarded by bottles, bricks and Molotov cocktails. We have seen nearly 400 of our brothers and sisters injured due to these assaults. Meanwhile, the overwhelming message from New York’s political class has been an attack on our integrity and the legitimacy of our work,” said Lynch.

    Lynch became angry when hearing a broadcast in which Mayor de Blasio called for police officers to take a “light touch” in handling protesters, suggesting that their anger – if not the actual acts of violence – was justified:

    “The anger out there is real and unfortunately, very justified. I really believe that the NYPD knows how to handle protests and respect whoever is protesting but I want to see a light touch because people are undeniably angry for a reason,” said de Blasio, a mayor called “Big Bird” by well-known former NYPD detective, Fox News contributor, and CEO of Bo Dietl and Associates, an international security firm.

    Pat Lynch presented questions formulated by former NYPD Chief of Department Louis Anemone that should be answered by groups holding protests and political rallies:

    • How were specific protests planned and organized? How and to whom was information about planned protests disseminated?
    • How were protest locations and/or marching routes chosen?
    • What coordination, if any, took place between groups organizing separate protests?
    • What coordination, if any, took place or was attempted between protest organizers and the NYPD and/or other government officials?
    • To the extent that any protests arose spontaneously or organically, did any groups or individuals attempt to assume control of the protest and direct protester activities?
    • What instructions, if any, were given to protest participants prior to or during the protest? How and by whom were those instructions disseminated?
    • Specifically, what instructions if any were given to protest participants about interacting with the police, obeying police orders, and observing traffic regulations and other laws?
    • Were protest organizers aware of groups or individuals who were participating in the protest with the intent to incite conflict with the police, physically attack police officers, destroy/vandalize property or engage in other criminal conduct? If so, when and how did the protest organizers become aware of these groups/individuals? What actions were taken in response?
    • Specifically, did protest organizers cooperate with or obstruct police efforts to intercept and remove violent agitators form the protest?

     

    Originally posted here.

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    Jim Kouri Conservative Base’s editor, Jim, is founder and CEO of Kouri Associates, a homeland security, public safety and political consulting firm. He’s formerly Fifth Vice-President, now a Board Member of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, a columnist, and a contributor to this Radio Show. He’s the author of two books: “Crime Talk: Conversations with America’s Top Law Enforcement Officers” and “Assume the Position: Police Science for Journalists and Screenwriters.” 


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