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Fed up with calls for more oversight of police, one of the New York City Police Department's biggest unions offered a response: Take pictures of homeless New Yorkers and post them on the Internet.
Sgt. Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, outlined the new campaign -- called "Peek-A-Boo, We See You Too!" -- in a memo to members this week.
NYPD cops fed up with vagrants making life miserable in the city are taking matters into their own hands — by snapping photos of quality-of-life scofflaws and posting them online.
The Sergeants Benevolent Association is spearheading the effort, emailing a letter to members Monday urging them and their families and friends to take pictures to document the decline of the city. [Source]
A Flickr account operated by the union representing New York Police Department sergeants has spent the last week or so prolifically shaming the city’s most destitute residents. So far, the Sergeants Benevolent Association has posted 241 photos of homeless New Yorkers, some alongside “funny” captions about their subjects. [Source]
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: ~Lucidity
Its amazing how many people have been brainwashed into believing the poor are at the core of the problems we face in this world....