A third shocking video has emerged showing on-duty police officers being doused with buckets of waters by jeering crowds in New York City, just days after two similar water-dumping attacks went viral and led to arrests.
The clip surfaced online on Wednesday afternoon and shows crowds jeering at what appears to be two on-duty female officers in uniform standing on a street corner.
Three people holding buckets of water and several people holding toy water guns cross the street to approach the two officers and drench them with the water, leading the two cops to run away.
In the clip the crowd appears excited and shriek with laughter when they dump the buckets of water on the two police officers.
It’s not clear in what area of the city the incident took place.
On Wednesday a shocking video emerged showing two on-duty female police officers being doused with buckets of water and attacked with water guns
The video shows group of three people holding buckets of water and some with water guns spraying the officers as they were on a street corner. It’s not clear in which borough the incident took place
The group of people yell and laugh as they run towards the officers armed with buckets of water and water guns to drench the while they were on the job
This is the third video this week to circulate social media showing water-dousing attacks on NYPD officers, sparking outrage among law enforcement officials
The Sergeants Benevolent Association shared the video on Twitter on Wednesday where it’s gone viral and raised alarm over the safety of NYPD officers
At the end of the clip a woman is heard harassing the cops saying ‘Wipe that a**’.
The Sergeants Benevolent Association shared the video on Twitter where it’s gone viral and raised alarm over the safety of NYPD officers.
‘NYPD Cops are in DANGER! Another video of water buckets being tossed. O’Neill needs to go before we get another cop killed!’ the SBA said, slamming NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill for failing to prevent such attacks on cops.
The video emerged just two days after two other viral videos circulated on social media showing people splashing on-duty officers with buckets of water in separate incidents in Harlem and Brooklyn.
In this shot a young man is seen throwing a white bucket of water on the two officers as they run away to avoid getting drenched to no avail in the Wednesday incident
This image shows the drenched officers after they were attacked
It’s not clear in which borough of New York City the two officers were working in
The Harlem and Brooklyn videos from Monday sparked outrage among local law enforcement and led to three arrests.
Cortney Thompson, 28, was arrested on Wednesday in connection to the Brooklyn water-dousing attack and has been charged with obstructing governmental administration, criminal nuisance, tampering with evidence, disorderly conduct and harassment, sources said.
Chad Bowden, 28, and Isiah Scott, 23, were arrested on Wednesday in connection to the incident in Harlem.
They faces charges of criminal mischief, harassment and disorderly conduct.
On Monday multiple videos emerged on social media showing groups of teenagers splashing officers and other New Yorkers with gallons of water in separate incidents in Harlem and in Brooklyn. In one video (above), two officers are attempting to handcuff a man when the group soaks them with water in Harlem
The two officers continue to arrest the man even as one of them is struck in the back of the head by a red bucket in Harlem
The officers are seen putting the man in the back of their patrol car
The NYPD shared this image on Twitter on Monday asking for help in identifying these men involved in the Harlem water-dousing incident
On Wednesday the NYPD confirmed they arrested a 28-year-old man in connection to the water-dousing incidents from Monday, identifying him as a known gang member
On Wednesday the NYPD confirmed they arrested a 28-year-old man in connection to the water-dousing incidents from Monday, identifying him as a known gang member.
In the Harlem water-dousing video a group of young people are seen running in the streets spraying passerby with buckets of water. A police vehicle then arrives on the scene and the young people start to spray the squad car.
Another clip from that same Harlem incident shows two cops arresting a man in a white tank top and young people throwing buckets of waters on the officers as they cuff him.
The viral video from Brooklyn shows two officers being drenched with water by several teens throwing buckets of water. At one point the cops are seen walking towards a store and a kid runs up behind one officer and dumps a bucket of water on his head.
Meanwhile in Brooklyn, several were teens were seen soaking two other officers with water. It’s unclear if the officers were looking for someone when they got doused with water (right)
As they were walking in another direction, one male teen is seen throwing the bucket of water on one of the cops
Mayor Bill De Blasio has taken to Twitter to condemn the disrespect towards the NYPD
On Wednesday Mayor Bill De Blasio condemned the attacks on cops and commended the NYPD for the arrests they’ve made so far.
‘Thank you to New York’s Finest for their speed and professionalism in this arrest. We’re the safest big city in America thanks to the tireless efforts of our NYPD officers. We stand with them today and always,’ he tweeted.
On Monday he called the attacks ‘completely unacceptable’ and said, ‘We won’t tolerate this kind of disrespect.’
‘NYPD police officers courageously face unknown & sometimes hostile circumstances each time they answer a call. Still, professional & composed, they carry out their vital work. As a city & a PD, we’ll never accept such disrespect,’ Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill tweeted Wednesday.