NYPD union head blasts Councilman Torres, calling him a ‘first class whore’

The head of an NYPD union attacked City Councilman and congressional candidate Ritchie Torres on Twitter — calling him a “first class whore” after the lawmaker called for an investigation into a possible police slowdown amid an epidemic of gun violence.

“He[sic] we go America this is what a first class whore looks like RITCHIE TORRES,” Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins tweeted Friday afternoon.

“Passes laws to defund police, supports criminals, & now because he’s running for office he blames the police to protect what he voted for. Remember Little Ritchie? Meet LYING RITCHIE.”

The comments came just hours after Torres, a Democratic candidate to replace retiring Rep. José Serrano in New York’s 15th congressional district, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams called for an investigation into the potential slowdown.

“The summertime surge in shootings has all but doubled in NYC. Fewer gun arrests, fewer gun cases solved, slower response times to gun violence: are these signs of an [NYPD] slowdown?” he tweeted. 

Torres fired back at the SBA calling it “a bona fide hate group masquerading as a union.”

The racism, misogyny, and homophobia of Ed Mullins gives [President Trump] a run for his money,” he wrote online.

New York City has seen 14 straight weeks in surging gun violence — with nearly 400 more shootings and more than 500 more victims during the same time last year.

In August, Gotham saw a 166 percent increase in shootings, despite cops making up ground in gun arrests over the final two weeks, slightly surpassing the total of firearm collars by two.

At the same time, arrests have plummeted.

As of Monday, police have made nearly 60,000 fewer arrests so far this year compared to 2019.

The spike in shootings lines up with the NYPD’s move to disband its controversial plain-clothes anti-crime unit, which was charged with getting guns off the streets.

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