While the funeral for slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos was a somber affair for the most part, the story of the day was hijacked by fellow police officers standing outside the Christ Tabernacle Church in Glendale, who spontaneously decided to turn their backs to Mayor Bill de Blasio as he gave his eulogy. Show More Summary
A shameful demonstration during the funeral of Rafael Ramos, one of the NYPD who were killed last week. If the police want to protest, when they are off-duty and out of uniform, I say go for it. This is America, where everyone is entitled...Show More Summary
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton told Face the Nation Sunday morning that the protest by an indeterminate amount of NYPD officers, who turned their backs to Gotham Mayor Bill de Blasio during officer Rafael Ramos' funeral yesterday, was inappropriate, especially for the solemn occasion.
More than 20,000 police officers and other mourners packed Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens on Saturday for the funeral of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, who was killed by a lone gunman with his partner about a week ago.
Among the several criticisms of an indeterminate number of NYPD officers who reportedly turned their backs on Gotham Mayor Bill de Blasio during officer Rafael Ramos' funeral yesterday was the accusation that the protest hijacked an event meant to honor the slain officer for the sake of political theatrics. On that note, spot the difference between these two covers.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani suggested on Sunday that Mayor Bill de Blasio deserved the disrespect NYPD officers showed him when they turned their backs on him at a funeral for a slain policeman. As de Blasio was eulogizing fallen Officer Rafael Ramos on Saturday, hundreds of officers...
Thousands of police and politicians from around the country turned out Saturday in New York for the funeral of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, one of two officers ambushed and killed last weekend. Mourners packed several city blocks in Queens,...Show More Summary
On Saturday, thousands of men and women in uniform paid their respects at the funeral of Officer Rafael Ramos, one of the two officers who were killed in Brooklyn on December 20th. Photos of the procession made their way around the internet,...Show More Summary
1000s of police officers on Myrtle Av turn their backs on Mayor de Blasio as spoke at #NYPD funeral of #RafaelRamos pic.twitter.com/TV39TBRgQ7 — Joe Jackson (@joejackson) December 27, 2014 WOW!!! NYPD Turn Their Backs On Mayor Bill de Blasio During
Thousands of law enforcement officers from across the nation gathered Saturday at the New York City funeral to mourn the death of an officer who was gunned down along with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush last weekend, the Associated Press reports.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff's deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain officer killed with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush a week ago.
NYPD continues its rejection of the mayor : Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday’s service. Show More Summary
It was once more a tale of two cities at the funeral for slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos.
The milestone was reached Saturday as a Queens funeral was held for Ramos.
Protesters angry at the police killings of unarmed black men marched through the Fairfax area on the same day a funeral was held in New York City for a police officer gunned down by a man also upset about the killings.
I'm a little flabbergasted by commentary I see everywhere not only about, but sometimes also by NYPD. They turned their backs on the mayor at a funeral. It's odd, because in fact the mayor has not said a disparaging word about them.Show More Summary
A Texas police chief traveled light to reach Officer Rafael Ramos’ funeral: He brought only a Bible signed by his entire department.
Policemen accusing Mayor De Blasio of anti-police rhetoric turn their backs on him during funeral for slain officer.
A plane was potted flying over NYC with a trailing message banner saying “De Blasio, Our Backs Have Turned to You.” Hundreds of NYPD officers turned their backs on Mayor de Blasio when he attended the funeral of Officer Rafael Ramos earlier today. Day before yesterday I encountered a fellow going on and on about […]