NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two uniformed New York City police officers who were spotted snapping selfies with the topless models in Times Square have been reassigned.
This on the same day Gov. Andrew Cuomo responded to the growing controversy over the presence of the “desnudas,” lashing out against the women posing nearly naked in the photos.
“Once again, New York City police officers are being held to a different and unfair standard,” said Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch. “Posing for selfies with tourists and performers is standard practice for officers and there is no way these officers violated any laws. Punishing them in any way for it is a miscarriage of justice.”