The Sergeants Benevolent Association has accused NYPD top brass of a “double standard” after an officer was suspended for blaring “Trump 2020” over a patrol-car loudspeaker – while his boss was praised for taking a knee with Black Lives Matter protesters.
“Suspending this officer is unnecessary & way over the top. Chief of Department took a knee with protestors no disciplinary action was issued,” the SBA said of Terence Monahan.
The union then took even more direct aim at Monahan, retweeting his claim that officers have to “remain apolitical” – along with a New York Post photo of him taking a knee with George Floyd protesters on June 1.
“What’s the status of this investigation? Oh wait double standard white shirt immunity!” the SBA tweeted.
“Terence you said nothing when Captains & Chiefs took a knee with violent protesters who injured members of the NYPD. You say nothing to those who sing & dance in uniform.
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