Report: NYPD Resignations, Retirements on Pace for Record High 

Report: NYPD Resignations, Retirements on Pace for Record High 


The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is on track to see record resignations and retirements this year, according to a weekend report from the New York Post

The publication obtained data showing that 524 officers have resigned and 1,072 retired this year, as of May 31 — 1,596 in total, a 38 percent increase compared to the same period last year, when 1,159 officers had resigned or retired. Those 2021 numbers were a 46 percent increase from 2020, when 1,092 left in the same time frame. 

A former NYPD officer who asked to go by “Joe” and recently left his job for a position at a Long Island police department told the Post that “anti-cop hostility, bail reform, and rising crime” have all contributed

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