Hundreds of NYC correction officers are jumping ship to the NYPD

Posted on AllSides July 11th, 2021
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City correction officers are so desperate to escape their jobs in the Big Apple’s jails that hundreds have recently joined the NYPD — even amid violent anti-cop protests and the progressive “defund the police” movement, The Post has learned.

The newest class of 555 NYPD recruits that was sworn in during a ceremony Thursday at the Police Academy contained 42 former correction officers, a law-enforcement source familiar with the matter said.

One of them was Tyliek Dyches, 28, who joined the Department of Correction in June 2017 and worked on Rikers Island.


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