NYPD cop pours water on barbecue grill in front of hungry kids (video)

NYPD cop pours water on barbecue grill in front of hungry kids (Photo source: YouTube screen shot)

The actions of an NYPD officer in Harlem have upset a lot of people. A small group of people, including women and children, were having a barbecue outside an apartment building. The grill was on the sidewalk and kids had their plates out ready for food, that is when an unidentified officer is seen pouring a jug of water onto the grill and all over the food. Apparently, having a barbecue grill on a city sidewalk is against fire codes but many are saying that the cop overreacted.

The video can be seen below:

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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