The deadly clashes in Charlottesville would never have taken place in the Big Apple — because the NYPD keeps rival protesters far from each other, local law-enforcement sources said Sunday.
“We would have drawn the lines in the very beginning,” a high-ranking official said.
“We put the barriers up. If they’re going to march, we have our cops that are going to march on both sides of their march. They wouldn’t be allowed to intermix.
Cops in Charlottesville came under fire for being under equipped after Saturday’s fatal car crash, in which a neo-Nazi drove into a crowd of anti-racism protesters. Read more at NY POST.