De Blasio attacks police while setting up meeting with union
That is going o make it even harder to repair the lack of trust the police have in the Mayor. He appears to see their protest more as a political problem than a statement of a lack of trust.
Bill de Blasio aides plotted to publicly slam NYPD officers for turning their backs to the mayor at funeral - by asking political allies to criticize cops
The request to blast the unions came at the same time de Blasio was trying to set up a meeting with the five NYPD union heads to broker a truce.