Police supporters storm New York City in ‘I CAN breathe’ shirts; clash with protesters

Believe it or not, there are some New Yorkers who actually support the police.

That became clear Friday, when dozens of pro-police protesters faced off at City Hall with anti-cop demonstrators, wearing “I CAN breathe” T-shirts that put a more positive spin on the chant taken from suffocated police suspect Eric Garner’s last words, according to the New York Observer.

Pro Cop
Photo via Twitter.

Even though Police Commissioner Bill Bratton predicted a low pro-cop turnout and police supporters were clearly outnumbered, those who turned out to defend police officers made their presence and sentiments known.

Pro Cop
Photo via Twitter.

“You deserve to be strangled!” one anti-cop agitator shouted, according to the New York Post. “You’re defending murderers!”

Anti Cop
Photo via Twitter.

A cop supporter responded heartily, saying, “Go home to your mother’s basement and play Xbox!”

Pro Cop
Photo via Twitter.

The two sides chanted varying mantras — “NYPD, thank you for protecting me,” from police supporters and, of course, “I can’t breathe,” from the usual suspects.

One moment of solidarity did arise when a police supporter started a “de Blasio sucks” chant – a knock on the city mayor — that drew in both sides.

There’s something everyone can agree on.

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