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Report: Undercover Officer Took Part In Biker Attack

October 08, 2013  | 

Screenshot via YouTube.
Screenshot via YouTube.
An undercover NYPD officer has been placed on modified duty and turned in his badge and gun for taking part in a biker gang attack on a motorist late last month.

The officer initially claimed he took no active role as fellow bikers pulled Alexian Lien from his SUV on Sept. 29 and beat him in front of his wife and 2-year-old daughter.

The officer allegedly "furiously slapped the car's back window so hard that it shattered" during the road-rage attack, reports the New York Post.

Tags: Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, Undercover Investigations, NYPD, Officer Disciplined


Comments (14)

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Ben @ 10/8/2013 3:46 PM

If he's guilty I hope more than losing his job happens, however if not guilty I hope he's cleared and this story gets retracted.

Boston @ 10/8/2013 4:13 PM

Who in the world is screening these applicants these days is this guy an idiot? He has no excuse. Slapped the back window?

9c1 @ 10/8/2013 4:57 PM

This guy give all nypd officers a bad name, arrested, and fired. No way can these guys stay.

Capt. Crunch @ 10/8/2013 5:14 PM

He gives police officers a bad name, fire the coward.

kim @ 10/8/2013 5:17 PM

This makes me sick!! That poor man and his family!!

RobC @ 10/8/2013 5:52 PM

Probably seemed like a good idea at the time. I'm sure helmet-mounted cameras also seemed like a cool idea....

David Jefferson @ 10/8/2013 6:08 PM

Many agencies have relaxed their physical standards, mental standards, and background/history standards in order to worship the sacred cow of "diversity." Lowering the standards into the gutter brings not only trashy minorities but opens the door to trash of every ethnic and gender. As to this "officer" I hope he gets nuked by the department, then prosecuted, then sued for everything he owns.

Kevin Harris @ 10/8/2013 6:25 PM

Not only should he be fired if he did participate but should be fired for not protecting the victim since he is sworn to do so 24hrs a day, per law and im sure per his department policy since this would be a Felony committed in his presence. Unless he was truly U.C and these actions would interfere in a MAJOR investigation. Perhaps even then he should have taken action it death or serious injury to the victim was probable, NYPD here comes a huge court action against you and the victim will win! I wish it had been me. There may be bikers in the E.R. and I would still sue that cop and the NYPD

Troop @ 10/8/2013 8:55 PM

Disgrace of the badge. Jail time.

uslawman1983 @ 10/9/2013 2:54 AM

Duty called and he failed to respond.

"All evil needs to triumph is for good men to do nothing" - Sir Edmund Burle

Tom Verburg @ 10/9/2013 5:26 AM

Why has this incident not been even considered yet by the federal authorities ?
Afterall the 4 people arrested, up to this point, are black and the victim was asian. This sure looks like a violation of civil rights to me, and racial predjudice in action. How long do you think it would take federal authorities to weigh in on this if the 4 bikers were white, and the victim was black ? Racial predjudice is wrong and a violation of our civil rights, regardless of who the players are. Lets see if our federal government is concerned with all civil rights violations, or just some.

CHARLES P.OLSON @ 10/9/2013 10:13 PM

RETIRED MN POST LICENSE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR...This blue code of protecting peace officers as well as the criminal justice entities that not only break the law..But, fail to prosecute and investigate those that violate the existing state and federal laws of this country.. Also, need to be held accountable for these malfeasance/misfeasance activities.... This is also, a problem for certain CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEPARTMENTS within the STATE OF MINNESOTA... Violations of Criminal and Civil Law are continually being swept under the rug... Or, the typical people are allowed to resign and /or transfer to different departments.. Absolutely, ludicrous! Those honest and moral officers that report on this hypocracy are pushed or pressured to leave their departments or their families are threatened physcal harm... SERPICO SYNDROME CONTINUES...

Jorge A. Ramirez Ph.D. @ 10/12/2013 3:55 PM

I'm a retired Police Officer and I agree he should lose his badge. We are sworn to protect 24/7 .

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Union Steward @ 11/19/2013 8:41 PM

Don't be so quick to judgment. You Officers should have enough since to know the media never gets anything right. There's the Officer's side and the Agency's side and the truth is usually somewhere in the middle. If he was truly U.C. he made a judgment call that would have protected him and his investigation had someone not let it out, and probably would have bolstered his position in his endeavor. I hold the off duty officers more responsible for not taking action on the face of what we know from the media's story. Ultimately none of us writing our view and opinion were there and therefor cannot speak intelligently on the matter. I personally hope all officers involved were found to have committed no wrong doing and are exonerated in a timely manner.

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