NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Ed Mullins, president of the Police Sergeants Union, left a meeting at police headquarters in protest on Tuesday.
As 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported, all of the police unions and their executive board members were on hand for the meeting at police headquarters.READ MORE: New Jersey Officials Monitoring Omicron Variant, But Say Delta Is Still A Concern As Travel Picks Up
Commissioner James O’Neill later explained what happened at a news conference.
“I was talking about some of the topics that we were going to discuss, I also discussed, uh, reiterated my position on the Danner shooting,” he said.READ MORE: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
That was the fatal shooting of Deborah Danner — a schizophrenic woman — by Sgt. Hugh Barry. O’Neill reiterated that he thought the police failed that day.
A union spokesman told The Daily News that ‘Mullins didn’t have time for this nonsense.’
O’Neill said it was a productive meeting.MORE NEWS: Harlem's Josephine Baker About To Be Given France's Highest Honor, A Resting Place In The Pantheon