Here’s The History Of NYPD Abuse That Turned Its PR Campaign Into A Twitter Assault   1 comment

The more I read this, the more I can’t help but think it couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch of …I mean, at this point, not even the LAPD at its’ worst period would’ve had this kind of Twitter backlash the way the NYPD did…

The Fifth Column

NYPDFrisk CREDIT: PHOTO POSTED BY OCCUPY WALL STREET’S TWITTER ACCOUNT.

Apparently, it was not the response the NYPD was expecting.  Well done Twitterverse, well done…

Think Progress

The New York Police Department may be showing early signs of reforming its practices, but it still hasn’t come to terms with its image. In a PR gaffe that was seemingly predictable to everyone but the NYPD, the Department put out a call on Twitter for constituents to send positive photos about the Department’s work under the hashtag #myNYPD.

Tweeters documented a litany of alleged encounters that ended with detached retinas, a young black boy with a scarred face, and countless instances of beatings caught on camera:

The campaign had gone so awry by morning that the New York Daily News splashed the headline “Bash Tag” across its front page…

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Posted April 23, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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