NYPD unions say bill would blindfold officers

"It will ban cops from identifying a suspect's age, gender, color or disability" — or risk being sued for profiling


By Kirstan Conley
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Cops might as well wear blindfolds if the City Council passes a bill that would let them use little more than the color of a suspect's clothing in descriptions — or risk being sued for profiling, according to this provocative new ad from the NYPD captains union.

The ad asks, "How effective is a police officer with a blindfold on?"

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