NYPD captain placed on modified duty; accused of avoiding police-involved shooting

An NYPD captain in Brooklyn has been placed on modified assignment after he allegedly clocked out even though two fellow precinct offers had been wounded during a shootout. Published reports say Capt.

News 12 Staff

Feb 26, 2016, 7:13 PM

Updated 2,971 days ago

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NYPD captain placed on modified duty; accused of avoiding police-involved shooting
An NYPD captain in Brooklyn has been placed on modified assignment after he allegedly clocked out even though two fellow precinct offers had been wounded during a shootout.
Published reports say Capt. Scott Forster was three miles away from the scene of the shooting in Bed-Stuy that injured officers William Reddin and Paul Yurkiw Saturday morning following a chase with a New Jersey man, Jamal Funes. 
Forster allegedly left work rather than responding to the call about the shooting.
The NYPD is investigating the incident. 
 


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