De Blasio to ICE: Stop identifying as NYPD

AmNews Staff Reports | 10/11/2020, 5:38 p.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants federal immigration authorities to ban its officers from portraying themselves as local police.
Foreign nationals were arrested during the week of February 6, 2017, during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens. Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants federal immigration authorities to ban its officers from portraying themselves as local police, saying the practice drive victims and witnesses of crime “into the shadows and create fear.”

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