Cop says NYPD orchestrated revenge for arrest of ‘well-connected drunk….THEY SET ME UP

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“I lost the love for this job after seeing how dirty they are,” Stokes, 40, told The Post.

It started as just another police DWI stop on Manhattan’s Lower East Side — a gold, two-seater Audi with three people crammed inside, including a driver who reeked of booze

“I wouldn’t even want my kids to be a cop anymore,” said the dad of seven, who has filed a notice of claim alerting the city he intends to sue it, the NYPD and the Manhattan district attorney for $100 million.

On the day he pulled over the Audi, Stokes was a decorated, 12-year veteran, a “training officer” who taught new cops the ropes at the 7th Precinct.

In legal papers, Stokes says the NYPD has orchestrated a campaign of revenge against him, ­including a harrowing Internal Affairs sting, a demotion and the leaking of false accusations that he was a dirty cop — all, he says, because he arrested a well-connected drunk.

But when Officer Joseph Stokes pulled over the fancy sports car at 5 a.m. on April 19, 2018 — and the driver allegedly spat out, “I’m going to make you f–king pay!” and flashed phone photos of himself with top police brass, including then-Commissioner James O’Neill — the cop’s life was forever changed.

FULL STORY LINK https://nypost.com/2020/01/25/cop-says-nypd-orchestrated-revenge-for-arrest-of-well-connected-drunk/

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Published by Sdwjr

I'm a Journalist,Activist, Publisher, Journalist, Entrepreneur, Orator and Film Maker. Attended the University of Northwestern where I studied Biblical theology and Film. I’ve traveled around the world met some greatest leaders in the world and worked with some of the greatest religious leaders of our times.As a Journalist and an Activist, I’ve dedicated my career highlighting black/brown people struggles through my films,education and creative world.

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