NY Times: When Tossing a Bucket of Water Is Worse Than a Chokehold

By Ginia Bellafante
July 25, 2019

In what has emerged as one of the least predictable trends of the summer, police officers in New York City have been getting doused with buckets of water while on the beat. This has happened on three occasions over the span of just a few days, each case captured on video — expressions either of impish seasonal boredom or deeper, more meaningful antagonisms.