Ex-officer accused in '84 shooting sympathizes with Sean Bell cops
He feels their pain
BY MATTHEW NESTEL. Special to Newsday
Staff writer Rocco Parascandola contributed to this story
Newsday (New York)
Stephen Sullivan, the former Emergency Services officer who was indicted for manslaughter in the 1984 Bronx shooting death of Eleanor Bumpurs, 66, has been there, and says he knows what the three detectives indicted in the Sean Bell shooting case are experiencing.
"I feel for them," Sullivan said yesterday at his Westchester home. "They're going to have a headache. It's going to be a tough thing, a tough thing to get through. If you listen to [the Rev. Al] Sharpton, you'd think these guys are monsters and they couldn't wait to do this to Mr. Bell."
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Recommended for you
Join the discussion
PoliceOne top 5
- DC cops' body cams won't be on while they monitor inauguration demonstrators
- Slain Fla. officer's cuffs used to arrest suspect
- Pa. cop sues Wal-Mart over termination for carrying gun on duty
- Video: Alleged Fla. cop killer refuses lawyer, shouts profanities in court
- Details emerge in shooting of Ariz. trooper by driver he sought to help