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NYC Mayor Rebukes Cops Over 'Selfish' Funeral Protests


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NYC Mayor Rebukes Cops Over 'Selfish' Funeral Protests

Lauren McCauley, staff writer

The actions of the New York City police officers who turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio during two recent police officer funerals disrespected the families and the people of New York, the mayor charged during a press conference on Monday.

De Blasio leveled the criticism—which marked the mayor's first public comment on the recent officer protests— during a press conference with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton discussing the record low crime rates in the city.