An NYPD vehicle was vandalized with broken eggs, garbage bags, and cardboard boxes over the weekend, just hours before anti-police protesters shut-down a key subway station in Brooklyn.
“A small group of residents laugh, some of them taunting two officers cleaning up the latest show of disrespect to law enforcement in New York City,” reports CBS New York. “The officers show restraint as they clear trash filled boxes, broken eggs, and other rotting food.”
“A lot of people call 911 in this neighborhood. They’re holding us up,” said the officer.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stamped her socialist seal of approval on the anti-cop demonstrations that occurred in Brooklyn, NY on Friday evening. AOC tweeted support for the protests which included a video of demonstrators jumping over subway turnstiles, yelling insults at police, and chants of “How do you spell racist? N-Y-P-D,” according to Fox News.
Ending mass incarceration means challenging a system that jails the poor to free the rich.
Arresting people who can’t afford a $2.75 fare makes no one safer and destabilizes our community.
New Yorkers know that, they’re not having it, and they’re standing up for each other. https://t.co/asvidIe5zV
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) November 2, 2019
In the video (shown below), protesters can be seen jumping turnstiles without paying the fare, while others are holding signs with slogans like “No cops, no fares.” One straphanger who did choose to pay the fare can be heard being yelled at by a protester.
Other videos and images from the same protest that were not shared by Ocasio-Cortez showed banners that said: “Punch that cop!” “Don’t let these pigs touch us,” and “Hit em!”
Read the full report at CBS New York.