Long Island professor calls Long Island cops conducting welfare checks ‘murderers’

New York professor calls police officers who fatally shot a man when he stabbed one of them in the neck ‘MURDERERS’

  • Anna Hayward, a professor at New York’s Stony Brook School of Welfare, is facing criticism for branding two Suffolk County police officers as murderers.
  • Police shot and killed a man wielding a knife who had tried to kill them
  • Officers responded to a call about the suspect threatening his roommate with a fire extinguisher when the man pointed a knife at officers and stabbed them.
  • One of the officers shot the suspect in self-defense, according to police.
  • Hayward’s comments were removed from Instagram, but not before they were captured on screenshots.
  • Officials at Stony Brook University issued a statement condemning “any hateful or hurtful language or action that denigrates any person or group.”

A professor at New York’s Stony Brook University is coming under fire for branding two Suffolk County police officers “murderers” after they shot and killed a man who had stabbed them while responding to a call.

Professor Anna Hayward, who teaches at the Stony Brook School of Social Welfare, questioned in an Instagram post why the situation couldn’t have abated and why the man had to die.

Suffolk County officers had been called to investigate reports of the man threatening his roommate with a fire extinguisher when the suspect suddenly pointed his knife at the officers.

Three police officers were injured, two seriously, and one sustained life-threatening neck injuries.

Anna Hayward, a professor at New York's Stony Brook School of Welfare, is facing criticism for branding two Suffolk County police officers as murderers.

Professor Anna Hayward, who teaches at the Stony Brook School of Social Welfare, questioned in an Instagram post why the situation couldn't have abated and why the man had to die.

Anna Hayward, a professor at New York’s Stony Brook School of Welfare, is facing criticism for branding two Suffolk County police officers as murderers.

Professor Anna Hayward questioned in an Instagram post why the situation could not be de-escalated and why the man had to die

Professor Anna Hayward questioned in an Instagram post why the situation could not be de-escalated and why the man had to die

One of the officers shot the suspect in self-defense during the incident last Wednesday in Medford on Long Island.

But Professor Hayward seemed outraged and questioned his actions writing: ‘This was a welfare check, why didn’t they calm the situation down? Why did a man have to die?

What about the man who was murdered? she posted in a follow up comment

Hayward, who now appears to have removed all of his social media pages, posted an update online about the officer’s conditions, accusing them of failing to de-escalate the situation.

His comments were later removed from the platform, according to the New York Post.

Lou Civello, vice president of the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association, called Hayward’s comments “off the charts” and called on the university to report them and end the “harmful bias against police” in his statement. Program.

Officers responded to a call about the suspect threatening his roommate with a fire extinguisher when the man pointed a knife at officers and stabbed them.

Officers responded to a call about the suspect threatening his roommate with a fire extinguisher when the man pointed a knife at officers and stabbed them.

One of the officers shot the suspect in self-defense, according to police.

One of the officers shot the suspect in self-defense, according to police.

“As a Suffolk County police officer fights for his life after being stabbed in the neck, an anti-police professor smeared him and his partner as murderers,” Civello told The Post.

“Stony Brook University professor Dr. Anna Hayward displayed a shocking level of ignorance when she cruelly commented on the official Stony Brook page denouncing the police and condemning the actions of these police heroes who apprehended an armed criminal. and saved others from danger.”

Civello also said that before Hayward deactivated his Twitter account, there were a number of posts against law enforcement, including calls to “defund the police.”

Officials at Stony Brook University released a statement saying they “fully support our police officers and their courage to protect our communities.”

Both officers were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment. A third officer was also transported with minor injuries.

Both officers were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, pictured, for treatment.  A third officer was also transported with minor injuries.

Both officers were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, pictured, for treatment. A third officer was also transported with minor injuries.

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Author: Naveen Saini

This is Naveen Saini years of experience in the field of journalism, Naveen Saini heads the editorial operations of the Elite News as the Executive Editor.

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