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NYC Police Union Wants Mayor De Blasio Banned From Officer Funerals – 14 December 2014

RT logoNew York City’s largest police union has started a petition to stop Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito from attending their funerals, should they be killed in the line of duty.

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) posted a link on its website with a petition for officers to sign, requesting that the two politicians do not attend their funerals because of their “consistent refusal to show police officers the support and respect they deserve.”

“I, as a New York City police officer, request that Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito refrain from attending my funeral services in the event that I am killed in the line of duty,” the petition states.

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