NYPD opens internal investigation following viral video of officer using homophobic slur

The video shows the officer in a marked police car. He can be heard using the slur while speaking through the announcement system.

News 12 Staff

Nov 5, 2023, 1:11 PM

Updated 203 days ago

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The NYPD says it is conducting an internal investigation after a video of an officer using a homophobic slur went viral on social media.
The video shows the officer in a marked police car. He can be heard using the slur while speaking through the announcement system.
News 12 reached out to the NYPD. A spokesperson provided the following statement:
“The department does not tolerate discrimination in any form and is committed to respectful work environments for our diverse workforce."


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