Two Thirds of NYPD Precincts Cancel Their Holiday Parties Owing to Protests

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28:  Police stand near where two U.S. Marshals and one New York Police Department (NYPD) detective were shot in the afternoon along a quiet street on July 28, 2014 in the West Village of Manhattan, New York City. While details are still emerging, the officer and marshals were trying to apprehend a suspect who was shot and killed in the incident.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28: Police stand near where two U.S. Marshals and one New York Police Department (NYPD) detective were shot in the afternoon along a quiet street on July 28, 2014 in the West Village of Manhattan, New York City. While details are still emerging, the officer and marshals were trying to apprehend a suspect who was shot and killed in the incident. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Protests across the city have caused two thirds of NYPD precincts to pull the plug on their holiday parties, according to DNAinfo. The officers pay for the parties themselves and don’t want to contribute money to the fete if they end up getting called to the streets to yell at a SUNY kid with a bad haircut to clear the area. “It sucks,” one officer told DNAinfo. You know what also sucks …

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Most NYPD Precincts Cancel Their Holiday Parties