My Profile

My Profile

Change Password

PBA Shield

CONTACT:
Albert O’Leary 212-298-9190
Joseph Mancini: 212-298-9150
John Nuthall: 212-298-9187


PRESS RELEASE

January 29, 2010


PBA President reacts to video alleging assault by Police Officers

PBA president Patrick J. Lynch said: 

“What we see in this video are police officers who are attempting to place an uncooperative suspect in handcuffs using necessary force.  The video doesn’t tell the whole story and is being expertly used by an attorney for his own and his client’s financial gain.  What is sometimes misunderstood is that necessary force looks violent and is never pretty.   Unfortunately, it must sometimes be applied by police in order to gain control of a violent situation or to arrest an uncooperative suspect.”

# # #