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NYPD Employees Disciplined for Racist Online Rants

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Marchers in the 2011 West Indian-American Day carnival parade. Marchers in the 2011 West Indian-American Day carnival parade. (Mansoor Khan/WNYC)

The NYPD disciplined 17 employees in connection to offensive remarks published on a Facebook page about revelers at last year's West Indian American Day Parade.

The commenters described parade-goers as "savages" and "filth" on the Facebook page "No More West Indian Day Detail."

Police spokesman Paul Browne told The New York Times that among the 17 employees were four police officers who still face departmental trials. He told the paper seven had been issued the lowest level of punishment, and six received discipline that can include docking vacation days.  

Last year, as police investigated the posting, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said in a statement that it "is disturbing when anyone denigrates a community with hateful speech. It is unacceptable when police officers do it."

The annual parade is one of the city's largest outdoors events and is heavily policed. Festivities have been marred by violence in some years.
   
Tracie Hunte contributed reporting

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Comments [1]

Mr Lewis from White Country

“Anti-Racists” ALL agree that white children only deserve 2 options:

Either embrace their global GENOCIDE via massive non-white immigration and forced assimilation targeted at ALL & ONLY white countries.

OR

They are a naziswhowanttokillsixmillionjews & deserve to be harassed, censored, fired, jailed, intimidated, threatened or beat up until they’ve learned to embrace their genocide.

What they are doing is GENOCIDE under international law UN Resolution 260

Anti-Racist is a code word for Anti-White

Sep. 08 2012 03:33 PM

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