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Video shows NYPD officers using patrol vehicle speakers to share 'Trump 2020' message

Added 10-25-20 04:57:02pm EST - “A New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer was suspended without pay pending an investigation into a video that appeared to show him using his patrol car's loudspeaker to say "Trump 2020,"” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Video shows NYPD officers using patrol vehicle speakers to share 'Trump 2020' message”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer was suspended without pay pending an investigation into a video that appeared to show him using his patrol car's loudspeaker to say "Trump 2020," NBC News reported.

In a video posted on Twitter by reporter Talia Lavin, an man off camera dares a group of officers in the city's Flatbush neighborhood to say the phrase in support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpObama slams Trump in Miami: 'Florida Man wouldn't even do this stuff' Trump makes his case in North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin Pence's chief of staff tests positive for COVID-19 MORE's campaign again, indicating that the officers had said it before he had begun filming.

NYPD officers in Flatbush were allegedly saying “Trump 2020” over and over again on their patrol car’s speaker tonight.They stopped when someone started filming but couldn’t resist one more — in violation of the NYPD’s policy against endorsing candidates on duty. pic.twitter.com/BJMv4UCvnd

The department told NBC News on Sunday that the unnamed officer had been suspended, while Police Commissioner Dermot Shea called the officer's conduct "unacceptable" in a tweet. 

"Law Enforcement must remain apolitical, it is essential in our role to serve ALL New Yorkers regardless of any political beliefs. It is essential for New Yorkers to trust their Police," Shea added. "Updates to follow after initial investigation."

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