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NYC detective's video rant at Uber cab driver spurs transfer

NYC detective's video rant at Uber cab driver spurs transfer

A detective heard on video berating an Uber driver and asking, "How long have you been in this country?" was stripped of his gun and badge Wednesday and will be transferred from the police anti-terrorism division, officials said. Police Commissioner William Bratton called Detective Patrick Cherry's comments inappropriate as the city's Civilian Complaint Review Board, a police watchdog agency, investigated the incident. Seen widely on a passenger's video posted online, the episode comes as the New York Police Department's rank-and-file officers are being trained in how to engage courteously with the public to de-escalate situations. "In any kind of...

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