{FD} Petitions calling for firing prof for provocative ‘dead cop’ tweet gain steam

Two separate online petitions calling for the firing of a New York professor who tweeted that it is a privilege to have “future dead cops” as students have gathered a total of more than 1,000 signatures so far.

{FD} College puts professor who tweeted about teaching ‘future dead cops’ on administrative leave

A New York professor who tweeted that teaching “future dead cops” is a “privilege” – provoking outrage from the city’s police leaders – was placed on administrative leave on Saturday by his employer.