NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Taxi drivers have been meeting with NYPD brass after video of a detective unleashing a tirade on an Uber driver went viral.
Fernando Mateo, head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, said Thursday the detective, Patrick Cherry, did his group a huge favor.
“Because now we got it on tape,” Mateo told reporters, including WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond. “We never had this on tape. But now we can actually show what goes on every single day.