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NYPD officer involved in a fender bender. It turns out the cruiser’s brake line was cut.

Authorities say that the brake line of a New York Police Department cruiser was cut before the vehicle was involved in a traffic accident earlier in the month.

What are the details?

According to Fox News, the fender bender took place on Oct. 7 when two officers assigned to the department’s Transit District struck a vehicle at a red light in Queens.

“The officers were driving near Queens Boulevard and Union Turnpike when the vehicle’s brakes failed, and it hit another vehicle at slow speed,” the outlet noted.

Following the accident, the vehicle was taken in for repair and inspection, and a mechanic discovered that the brake line on the front driver’s side had intentionally been cut.

The New York Post reported that mechanics examined the cruiser at a Queens-area garage on Tuesday.

The New York Daily News reported that investigators are swabbing the vehicle for fingerprints and will review video taken near the Queens headquarters.

The Daily News shared a photo of the damage on Twitter and captioned the photo, “An NYPD car involved in a Queens fender bender apparently had its brake line cut by an unknown saboteur.”

What else?

The Daily News reported that this wasn’t the first time what appeared to be possible sabotage took place: On Sept. 21, two officers in East New York heard what the outlet described as a “pop” from their shared cruiser. The officers were able to pull the vehicle to a safe stop and discovered a cloth wrapped around an axle and brake fluid leaking from a hose.

In July, a male suspect was discovered cutting the brake line on an NYPD van in Prospect Park. The New York Post referred to the suspect as a “cop-hating protester.” He was also charged for reportedly telling a paid informant that he wanted to blow up the Verrazzano Bridge.

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Rioter throws Molotov cocktail at group of Portland police officers, striking one, as mob sets fire to justice center following Breonna Taylor indictment

A Portland, Oregon, rioter reportedly
threw a Molotov cocktail at a group of police officers on Wednesday night as law enforcement declared the demonstrations in the area a riot.

Reports say that rioters also set fire to the city’s justice center.

Demonstrations in the city continued following the
announcement of a criminal indictment of one officer involved in the death of Louisville, Kentucky, resident Breonna Taylor. You can read more on the indictment here.

Following the announcement, riots
erupted in cities across the country.

What are the details?

According to Newsweek, demonstrators gathered in Portland’s streets following the indictment of former police officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree.

The Portland Police Bureau
announced that at least 74 people gathered on the Central Precinct side of the city’s Justice Center, where they reportedly “began throwing softball-sized rocks towards Central Precinct, which shattered the glass windows above the entry doors.”

The demonstrators converged on the precinct, and a riot broke out as protesters began to set fire to the building.

The bureau’s statement added, “The group continued to throw rocks through the windows, which continued to shatter glass in the entryway of the Central Precinct, making it difficult for others to safely exit the precinct due to the glass falling and the glass that covered the entryway floor.”

“Once the window was broken, group members used slingshots to launch projectiles at a high velocity through the broken glass windows of Central Precinct,” the statement continued. “Some members of the group attempted to break into the front doors of the Central Precinct lobby.”

While on the streets, police moved in on the unruly group, and at least one demonstrator threw a Molotov cocktail at a group of officers.

Authorities later attempted to clear the crowd by firing pepper balls and deploying pepper spray on the mob after declaring a riot.

The bureau added, “Officers began to disperse the crowd outside of Central Precinct again and a Molotov cocktail was thrown towards officers striking one in the foot. Portland Fire Medic was nearby and able to extinguish the flames. Had this incendiary not been stopped immediately, it could have caused serious physical injury to the officer. A second Molotov cocktail was thrown towards officers near Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Main Street, and a third Molotov cocktail was thrown at officers near Southwest Broadway and Southwest Main Street. As the crowd was dispersed they aggressively threw rocks at officers and other projectiles.”

Twitter user Pierce Singgih shared video of the incident on Twitter, writing, “[S]omeone just threw a Molotov at Portland Police as officers moved in and declared the event a riot.”


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Group of teens brutally beat off-duty NYPD officer after he tells them he’s an officer: report

A group of unruly teens reportedly carried out a brutal assault on off-duty New York City Police Officer Cagney Ramos while he was on his way to work.

What are the details?

The incident took place on Saturday, according to a Friday report from the New York Daily News.

Ramos was minding his business on his way to work via Penn Station when a horde of teens converged on Ramos, who, due to their harassment, was forced to identify himself as an officer of the law.

According to the outlet, the 33-year-old Ramos, who is reportedly assigned to the World Trade Center Command in Lower Manhattan, said the teens started off their attack by punching his backpack and trying to knock his baseball cap off of his head.

When Ramos told them he is a police officer, the group apparently decided to take the vicious attack to a new level.

The as-yet identified suspects then allegedly began punching the officer, and continuously kicked him until he fell to the ground. While Ramos was down on the ground, the teens reportedly spit on him before running off.

Medics arrived on the scene, according to the outlet, and took the officer to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The Daily News reported that Ramos’ injuries could be described as “deep cuts to his face, ear, and arm.”

A Daily News reporter visited Ramos at his home, where the police officer reportedly said, “I’m fine, man. I don’t want to talk about it.”

No arrests in the alleged attack have been made, but the MTA Police Department continue to investigate the beating.

Anything else?

In July, several NYPD officers were attacked on the Brooklyn Bridge after they attempted to maintain control of two demonstrations against law enforcement officials.

Three suspects were arrested in connection with the attack.

At the time, The Blaze reported that eight officers were injured — including a sergeant, lieutenant, and Chief of Department Terence Monahan.

One police officer reportedly lost consciousness during the incident.

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‘Freedom fighter’ wants Chicago cop fired who allegedly knocked her teeth out amid riot — but now her own actions and words are under scrutiny

An 18-year-old self-proclaimed “freedom fighter” wants a Chicago police officer fired for allegedly knocking out her teeth amid a riot in Grant Park on Friday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

Miracle Boyd claimed an officer swatted a cellphone from her hand, WMAQ-TV reported, adding that she said the phone struck her face and knocked out some of her teeth.

Here’s cellphone video of the incident taken from across the street. Content warning: Language:

“There is no way I should have left a protest abused and battered exercising my freedom of speech and freedom to assemble,” Boyd said Monday in front of what she called the “racist” statue of George Washington in Washington Park, the station said. “I am disgusted … I never thought I would have become a victim of the biggest gang in America.”

Image source: WGN-TV video screenshot

Boyd, surrounded by her supporters, was in tears at one point Monday saying, “I will not allow the public to tear me down and humiliate me. I am not a menace, a hood rat, nor a rebel … but a dedicated freedom fighter,” WMAQ added.

Now the ‘freedom fighter’ is under scrutiny, too

The station said videos released by a pro-police group appear to show Boyd trying to provoke cops amid the rioting. WMAQ aired brief snippets of Boyd in action — but another video spanning over four minutes offers a much broader look at her alleged behavior toward police.

Check it out. Content warning: Language:

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‘These white people love a sad sob story’

In addition, the creator of a GoFundMe disabled the page after raising over $83,000 for Boyd’s medical expenses.

The reason for the page getting disabled isn’t clear, but WGN-TV said Boyd faced criticism after going live on video this past weekend talking about the money raised for her and saying “these white people love a sad sob story.”

Other posts from the past month appear to show Boyd bragging about vandalism during riots and looting in June, WGN added:

Image source: WGN-TV video screenshot

What did Boyd’s attorney have to say?

Boyd’s attorney, Sheila Bedi, said what matters isn’t her client’s past social media posts but last Friday’s incident, WGN reported.

“What this officer did was target Miracle because she was expressing opinion about the police department with lethal force,” Bedi said, adding that her client is “being slandered, she is being bullied, it’s very clear that CPD with its coordinated communication campaign is trying to silence her,” WGN reported.

Image source: WGN-TV video screenshot

As for that GoFundMe money, Boyd said she plans to give away some of it to social justice causes, WGN said: “I will use my GoFundMe to donate $10,000 to our Peach Book ordinance, I will use $10,000 to black and brown girls so that they can receive therapeutic services.”

Reporters warned to not ask certain questions about Boyd

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa also spoke Monday in defense of Boyd and said police “fear Miracle’s power” and are “spineless pigs,” the Sun-Times reported.

“This is a war,” Mensa added, according to the paper. “If you’re not ready for a war, go the f*** home!”

The Sun-Times added that Charlie Wojciechowski — the reporter who penned the WMAQ piece on Boyd — asked a question about videos he said showed Boyd “bragging about certain violent acts.”

Wojciechowski was booed, the paper said, and reporters covering the event were warned to not ask similar questions that put any blame on Boyd.

The Sun-Times said Mensa actually approached Wojciechowski and told him, “I’ll take your [expletive] mic, and you won’t even have a [expletive] mic.”

Anything else?

Police said Monday that what started as a peaceful protest Friday quickly became an organized attack on officers as videos allegedly showed provocateurs infiltrating the march, hiding behind umbrellas, then pelting officers with bottles of frozen water, fireworks, and other projectiles, WMAQ reported.

Supt. David Brown said it all “devolved into a very dangerous situation in which mob action sought to injure officers,” the station said.

Image source: WGN-TV video screenshot

The assault left 49 officers injured, including 18 who required hospitalization — and one suffered a crushed eye socket, WMAQ noted.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot added that it was “not peaceful protest — that’s anarchy, and we are going to put that down,” the station said.

Brown also said the department is investigating the officer involved in the altercation with Boyd, WGN noted.

“We started an investigation, it’s being taken seriously. We will do a thorough investigation, and we will take the appropriate action against the officer,” Brown said.

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Suspect accused of attack on NYPD chief released from jail without bail

A Bronx man who allegedly punched NYPD Chief Terence Monahan and two other police officers during a protest that turned violent has been released from jail without bail. A senior New York City police official reportedly called the release “stunning.”

A bloody brawl broke out on the Brooklyn Bridge between violent protesters and New York City Police Department officers on Wednesday.

During the melee, eight officers were injured, including a sergeant, lieutenant, and Chief of Department Terence Monahan, who is the NYPD’s highest-ranking uniformed officer. One police officer lost consciousness during the incident.

Lieutenant Richard Mack, of the department’s Strategic Response Group, was struck several times in the face during the fracas. The suspects reportedly broke both of Mack’s orbital bones, and he was taken to the hospital, where he required 12 stitches on his face.

Quran Campbell, 25, and Banks Shaborn, 25, are accused of physically assaulting Mack, Monahan, and another officer. On Thursday night, Campbell was arraigned on assault charges in Manhattan criminal court and was released without bail.

“Quran Campbell is captured on video for the nation to witness him viciously assault 3 cops in uniform – 1 who lost consciousness. Judge Robert Rosenthal’s reckless decision to release Mr. Campbell WITHOUT BAIL endangers every NYer and the officers who risk it all to protect them,” Monahan tweeted on Friday morning. “My thanks to the @ManhattanDA’s Office for recognizing the seriousness and strength of this case by requesting $75,000 bail.”

Police said they found a Taser in Shaborn’s pocket and a folding knife in his shoe. Shaborn, who faces assault and criminal possession charges, was being held on $10,000 bail.

Chanice Reyes, 24, was arrested around 5 a.m. on Thursday after cops investigated a strong smell of marijuana coming from a car parked near City Hall, where activists have been gathering in recent weeks. Reyes, who is from New Jersey, is a suspect in the Brooklyn Bridge attack. Authorities believe Reyes is the woman dressed in red who smashes an officer in the head with a cane.

She reportedly attempted to bite one of the officers on the head while being taken into custody. Reyes was taken to Bellevue Hospital for a psychological evaluation after saying that she wanted to kill herself. Reyes was charged with two counts of assaulting a police officer.

There were 37 people arrested during Wednesday’s Brooklyn Bridge demonstration.

“They are part of this anarchist group that has been infiltrating this Black Lives movement since the beginning,” Monahan said of the violent members of the protests during an appearance on “Good Day New York.” “This is what we dealt with since the first protest after George Floyd. It is a legitimate movement, but it is being hijacked by these anarchists, and they are the ones that have been attacking our police officers [and] are out hiding behind the many, many peaceful protesters that are out there.”

Monahan said the morale among NYPD officers is “as low as it’s been in a long time.”

“On the street corners, there is a feeling that they don’t have to listen to the police and that they’re willing to fight the police officers,” he said on Fox News.

“It is important that we as an agency tell them how much we appreciate them, how much we know they’re out there, the trouble that they’re dealing with on the street,” Monahan said. “But more importantly, the silent majority that’s out there, the community that is out there that supports our police officers, that know the job they do. They know the times they ran into a burning building to save a life. They know the times that they saved the life of a choking baby, of a cardiac victim, how often they’ve run into gunfire to save people. These are the men and women that you’re hearing others put down on a regular basis.”

On June 1, Monahan was at a George Floyd protest and joined protesters in taking a knee against police brutality.

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