More New York City Police Officers Quit, Union Charges

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More New York City police officers are abandoning their blue uniforms before getting their pensions, the city’s largest police union charges. Union officials said 506 cops resigned from the 35,000-member force lasts year, a 20 percent jump from the 415 who handed in their papers in 2015. The number of resignations has increased each year since 2011. Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA), said cops are leaving the department in droves,

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