#MyNYPD Hashtag Backfires: Pro-Cop Campaign Turns Into Exhibition of Brutality

Soon after its start as a feel-good community relations ploy on the part of the NYPD quickly #MyNYPD became a public relations nightmare. After the first few pictures of tourists posing with New York City police, like the one tweeted by the NYPD above, Twitter users soon began posting pictures capturing NYPD brutality.

Here are the best tweets to emerge from the PR campaign turned into a PR nightmare: