Police unions gang up on Quentin Tarantino

Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch is pictured following the funeral of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos in the Brooklyn borough of New York December 27, 2014. Picture taken December 27, 2014.  A majority of New York City residents are c

The New Jersey State Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) is the latest police union to join a boycott of filmmaker Quentin Tarantino called for by their New York “brothers in blue.”  Patrick Lynch, president of the New York police officers’ union, described Tarantino as a “cop hater” and called for New Yorkers to send the director “a message.” Tarantino spoke at an anti-police brutality rally in the city last Saturday, saying that he was on the side of those victimized by police.
PBA President Pat Collegian said, “Mr. Tarantino should be mindful of the potential dangers that can result from the dangerous rhetoric once it is ingrained in the mind of a person who is willing to harm an officer.”

The New Jersey organization joins unions in Philadelphia and Los Angeles in both the boycott and the hyperbole against the director. Philadelphia’s union head John McNesby also

Tarantino was a cop-hater and the president of Los Angeles’ union, Craig Lally, wrote that Tarantino’s actions were “unconscionable.”

In the Los Angeles Times‘ coverage of the LAPD union’s entrance into the boycott, they included a link to an article about the “rising number of ambushes” of cops nationwide.

Problem is, they lyin’.

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