"I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how this happened," Acosta tells the Voice. "I did everything right. I feel like the lesson is, you know what, mind your business, stay in your house, don't get involved. I'm not one of those conspiracy people, but how the hell did I end up in this position?"
NYPD Sergeant Anthony Acosta Punished for Breaking Up Assault Capt Who Did Nothing Promoted
"The cover-up and punishment of the officer who tried to break up the fight is another glaring example of how internal justice is meted out inRay Kelly's NYPD. In the "NYPD Tapes," published earlier this year, the Voice showed how another whistleblower who has tried to bring NYPD injustice to light, Adrian Schoolcraft, was punished by being forcibly put into a hospital mental ward."