Contact: Albert O'Leary
PBA Communications Director
212-298-9190

or Joseph Mancini
212-298-9150

June 16, 2014
For Immediate Release


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PAT LYNCH ON COURT SUPPORT OF
COMMUNITY SAFETY ACT

 

Of the decision in Manhattan Supreme Court effectively supporting the Community Safety Act that allows lawsuits against police officers for "racial profiling," PBA president Patrick J. Lynch said:

“We strongly disagree with the judge’s decision and we intend to appeal it.  This law sends an extremely bad message to our police officers who will see themselves in legal crosshairs with every arrest they make.  Potentially, this bad law can have a very serious impact on public safety.”

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