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Internal Charges

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

WNYC reporters Bob Hennelly and Arun Venugopal discuss departmental charges brought against seven of the officers involved in the Sean Bell Police Trial.

Guests:

Bob Hennelly and Arun Venugopal

Comments [5]

hjs from 11211

robert, 4
they have a stressful job and the city treats them like trash any wonder they 'take it out' on NYers?

May. 21 2008 11:47 AM
Robert from NYC

I'm no big fan of the police--and I don't say that proudly--but the salaries they receive explains the poor quality of cop we get. It's disgraceful that they get the low salary they do for the dangerous work they perform and not you mention only 2 weeks vacation!!! Are you kidding me! It would take at least that amount of time to begin to relax after the stress of police work. They deserve at least 4 to 6 weeks. As I say my experiences have mostly bad ones with police but I think that's not the majority. They deserve better than that.

May. 21 2008 11:21 AM
hjs from 11211

wait, so if u give up days off did u really get a raise

May. 21 2008 11:19 AM
Mike from Brooklyn

These guys screwed up and are lucky they're not in jail. I'm sure if they had forced to take breathalyzer at the scene they would be.

May. 21 2008 11:12 AM
Charles from Bklyn

The mayor never supported these officers nor took responsibility for his men's actions, and therefore these officer's careers are over. They will become the political football every police officer becomes when the mayor, in order to avoid controversy, hangs them out to dry. Bloomberg is no Giuliani, who at least had the courage to take his share of the blame.

May. 21 2008 11:08 AM

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