December 21, 2012
'Blood on Many Hands': Police union
president slams De Blasio after cops' killing
Mayor De Blasio and Police Commissioner Bratton
Fox News -- December 21, 2014
The president of the NYPD union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio in reaction to the deaths of two officers who were ambushed and gunned down in their patrol car in broad daylight Saturday in Brooklyn.
"There's blood on many hands tonight," Patrolman's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said late Saturday. "Those that incited violence on this street under the guise of protest, that tried to tear down what New York City police officers did everyday.
"We tried to warn it must not go on, it cannot be tolerated," Lynch continued. "That blood on the hands starts on the steps of city hall in the office of the mayor."
Also on Saturday evening, video obtained by the New York Post showed several officers turning their backs on the mayor as he made his way down a hallway at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, where Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu had earlier been pronounced dead....
Don't Forget "Leave the State" Bratton
American Patrol Report
KABC Radio - Ken Minyard Show -- August 26, 2003
Caller Steve: "The rest of your arguments are humorous. They're here illegally his job is to uphold the law."
Chief Bratton: "In as much as California has pretty much indicated that they don't want us involved in that issue, we're out of that business. If you don't like it leave the state."
The people of California voted to stop illegal immigration, but the power elite, including Bratton, decided otherwise.