Republicans Argue NYPD Inspector General Is ‘Absolutely Unnecessary’

20130320 112526 Republicans Argue NYPD Inspector General Is Absolutely Unnecessary City Council Republicans and mayoral candidate Joe Lhota were mostly in sync with Mayor Michael Bloomberg today, denouncing a bill that would create an inspector general’s office for the NYPD.

“There’s no reason to have an inspector general office for the NYPD,” Mr. Lhota said at City Hall this morning. “It already has oversight by the five district attorneys, by the two U.S. attorneys, by various other organizations. Its just another level of bureaucracy that is being put upon the City of New York and it’s absolutely unnecessary.” Continue reading “Republicans Argue NYPD Inspector General Is ‘Absolutely Unnecessary’”