October 5, 2019 – In Breaking News – New York Post
The Police Benevolent Association condemned two public defenders on Saturday for using hero officer Brian Mulkeen’s tragic friendly fire death to “demonize cops.”
The pro-cop organization tweeted a screen grab of a Facebook post made last week by attorney Deborah Lolai of the Bronx Defenders sharing a news story of Mulkeen’s death.
(Law enforcement and community members were mourning the loss of NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen on Monday. Courtesy of CBS New York and YouTube. Posted on Sep 30, 2019.)
“Anne Dean suggested a much better headline,” she wrote in the post, citing a colleague with the Bronx Defenders.
“‘NYPD Murders Another Black Man, Then One Of Their Own’.”
Absolutely disgusting. These two individuals, apparently both @BronxDefenders attorneys, are gleefully using hero P.O. Mulkeen’s death to demonize cops. This is a PUBLICLY FUNDED organization with a history of promoting vile anti-police rhetoric. They need to be shut down. pic.twitter.com/K7Jd9n2mir
— NYC PBA (@NYCPBA) October 5, 2019
The PBA went on Twitter to express outrage that the fallen cop, who was slain by friendly fire while wrestling with an ex-con in a Bronx housing project last week, was being posthumously maligned by the lawyers.
“Absolutely disgusting. These two individuals, apparently both @BronxDefenders attorneys, are gleefully using hero P.O. Mulkeen’s death to demonize cops,” the organization wrote.
“This is a PUBLICLY FUNDED organization with a history of promoting vile anti-police rhetoric,” the PBA added.
“They need to be shut down.”
(Family, friends and thousands of fellow officers gathered Friday to bid a final farewell to an NYPD officer killed in the line of duty. Courtesy of Eyewitness News ABC7NY and YouTube. Posted on Oct 4, 2019.)
Mulkeen, 33, was hailed as a hometown hero at his funeral Friday, which was attended by thousands of fellow cops.
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Editor’s note: Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of New York Police Department Officer Mulkeen, both blood and blue. Thank you for your bravery in serving the citizens of New York, with pride and distinction. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.
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