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After OWS Incident NYPD Schooling Officers On Media Relations
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After meeting on Wednesday with several media attorneys, including NPPA general counsel Mickey Osterreicher, NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly ordered that a “Finest” message be disseminated reminding officers of their obligations to cooperate with the media. The message will be read at 10 consecutive roll calls citywide.

“I’m pleased to see such a swift response from the Commissioner, of course this is just the first step in ensuring that this doesn’t happen again,” said Osterreicher. “We expect more to be done in the near future to help improve police-press relations which have devolved so significantly.”

The Finest message highlights various guidelines that instruct police on how to deal with the media, including that “Members of the service will not interfere with the videotaping or the photographing of incidents in public places. Intentional interference such as bl

Added: Nov-27-2011 
By: gregsto
Tags: ows, occupy wall street, nypd, media, zuccotti
Location: New York, New York, United States (load item map)
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  • Wow this is fabulous some PR bullshit
    they will show them some films, make them take a useless quiz, and say "job done". Polishing the turd and nothing more.

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