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NYPD limits retirement applications amid 400 percent surge this week

By Craig McCarthy, Tina Moore, Larry Celona and Bruce Golding | 8 July 2020

NEW YORK POST — New York’s Finest are putting in for retirement faster than the NYPD can handle — while citing a lack of respect and the loss of overtime pay, The Post has learned.

surge of city cops filing papers during the past week more than quadrupled last year’s number — as the city grapples with a surge of shootings — and the stampede caused a bottleneck that’s forcing others to delay putting in their papers, officials and sources said.

The NYPD said Wednesday that 179 cops filed for retirement between June 29 and Monday, an astounding 411 percent increase over the 35 who filed during the same period in 2019.

The astonishing rush for the door came as 503 cops filed for retirement between May 25 — the day George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, sparking anti-cop protests around the country — and July 3, the NYPD said. […]

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2 Comments on NYPD limits retirement applications amid 400 percent surge this week

  1. Twitter/JoeySaladsReal/videoThis is what the Democrats want for America!

    A very ugly looking wound is inflicted on a white guy by a black guy with a knife — some confrontation on public transit.

    From later in the thread: Looks like NYC. Is this recent?

    But it’s not entirely clear where it is.

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