New York City mayor heckled, booed at police graduation

Law enforcement officers turn their backs on a live video monitor showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has he speaks at the funeral of slain New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Rafael Ramos in New York

By Jonathan Allen and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday drew heckles and boos along with applause when he addressed graduating police cadets on Monday, two days after thousands of uniformed officers turned their backs on him at a slain policeman’s funeral. The mayor’s speech came as he struggles to mend the most toxic rift between police and City Hall in decades. The United States’ biggest city has become a focal point in a national debate over the killings of unarmed black men by white police. …

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