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New York Mayor de Blasio booed at NYPD graduation

That was awkward. Two days after police turned their backs on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at the funeral of slain policeman Rafael Ramos, de Blasio addressed a New York Police Department graduation ceremony. According to The New York Times' police reporter, de Blasio wasn't greeted warmly:

The back-turning episode was the ugliest of the NYPD's shows of displeasure with de Blasio. The New York police union has blamed de Blasio for fueling anti-cop sentiment.