D.C.’s Fraternal Order of Police: #OccupyDC to Blame for Double Digit Spike in Violent Crime

December 29, 2011 at 1:08 pm

Who says the Occupy parasites have not contributed anything to society?

(NBC Washington) –The union representing D.C. police claims crime in the District is up, in part because officers are being pulled from neighborhood patrols and reassigned to monitor the Occupy D.C. protests.

Kristopher Baumann, chairman of D.C.’s Fraternal Order of Police wrote a letter to Mayor Vincent Gray stating violent crime is up by 17% and overall crime is up by 14% since protesters moved into the city 3 months ago.

The letter scolded Mayor Gray saying, “Your failure to warn District residents about a double digit spike in violent crime is inexcusable.  The public has a right to know when crime is increasing and public awareness can facilitate crime prevention.”

Baumann referenced Mayor Gray’s December 15 interview with NewsTalk’s Bruce Depuyt in the letter, saying the mayor’s comments about the number of MPD officers redeployed to police the Occupy protesters was misleading.  According to Baumann, crime has risen around the city because neighborhood police officers have been diverted to the political protests.

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FYI OccuCommie related rise in crime is not isolated to D.C. alone, it’s nation wide. Whether it be directly or indirectly, the numbers do not lie.

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