FOP warns police officers against Jazz Fest boycott
Walter Powers, president of New Orleans largest police officers' association, the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), has written an open letter to New Orleans Police Department officers, saying that recent talk of boycotting security details during Jazz Fest ? in protest of the city's proposed overhaul of the police detail system ? is "premature," calling the move a "nuclear option."
"If police officers boycott the Jazz Fest, the organizers simply will hire deputies or security guards and NOPD will supplement coverage with officers on city rolls.? [ Read more ]
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