It seems that it has become a culture for some people in this city to attack the police while they are doing their duty. Without representative sectors of New York society condemning or rejecting them, the Dominicans continue to live in Alto Manhattan.
In a press document, they show that many police officers in Big Apple have been the target of attacks with guns, machetes, knives, sticks, and mobs in recent months, according to Anglo-Saxon and Hispanic media reports.
The most recent beating of a man in uniform happened on Sunday at 42nd Street and Broadway, in Times Square, when several agents went to the scene to control an angry and rebellious man among passersby.
Michael Thomas, 24, when he noticed the presence of the police, attacked one of the officers, hitting him several times in the face. He was arrested immediately.
Last January, a lieutenant and an officer were brutally attacked when they tried to break up a group of Hispanic immigrants located in front of 220 W. 42nd Street, near Eighth Avenue, in Manhattan. Others did not want to comply, and in this situation, the uniformed officers tried to arrest them, who were attacked with punches, kicks, elbows, and heads by the “little rioters.” Those in uniform were shot.
Also, in Brooklyn, a sergeant and two officers who responded to an emergency call about a man brandishing a machete in a building located at 1151 New York Avenue, in East Flatbush, were injured by the machete.
In the same way, another officer was hit by the driver of a car that fled the traffic stop on Vermilyea Avenue, between 204th and 207th Streets. in the Inwood sector, in Upper Manhattan.
Additionally, an Orange County-NY deputy was struck by the police car he was driving by a woman who tried to flee after stealing more than $1,000 worth of items from a store, the State Police said.
A man doused a police officer with isopropyl alcohol and threatened to set him on fire at the 135th Street subway station in Harlem. Arrested.
A 59-year-old officer was on duty at 14th Street and Union Square when he was attacked by 13 youths, suffering multiple injuries, including one to the head.
Similarly, three teenagers are suspected of damaging a police car parked at 850 Broadway in Lower Manhattan. A driver intentionally crashed into an officer and several police cars on North Lindenhurst 50th Street in Suffolk, Long Island.
Hispanic Marcelo Sánchez Hidalgo bit an officer on the right arm while being arrested at Hempstead Turnpike and East Meadow, in Nassau, Long Island.