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
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’.