Benny Rotundo
Retired UPD

Syracuse, NY

#1 Oct 11, 2012
I'm retired UPD. Benny had a clique. I was not in it. I got crapped on by him and his wife for years. All I wanted to be was a good cop. But corruption got in the way. I could have been promoted, but because I didn't kiss Benny's ass I didn't. Lot's of corruption. Cops out on the street would chew people's asses out for minor violations when they were doing things much worse. Put my 20 in and got out. The hypocrisy, the double standards. It's just one more reason Utica isn't moving forward.
Tubby Labella

Gouverneur, NY

#2 Oct 11, 2012
He was the best! He always took care of me and I got plenty of good hand jobs in my patrol car.
I know

United States

#3 Oct 11, 2012
Retired UPD wrote:
I'm retired UPD. Benny had a clique. I was not in it. I got crapped on by him and his wife for years. All I wanted to be was a good cop. But corruption got in the way. I could have been promoted, but because I didn't kiss Benny's ass I didn't. Lot's of corruption. Cops out on the street would chew people's asses out for minor violations when they were doing things much worse. Put my 20 in and got out. The hypocrisy, the double standards. It's just one more reason Utica isn't moving forWward.
what year?
joe

Syracuse, NY

#4 Oct 11, 2012
Retired UPD wrote:
I'm retired UPD. Benny had a clique. I was not in it. I got crapped on by him and his wife for years. All I wanted to be was a good cop. But corruption got in the way. I could have been promoted, but because I didn't kiss Benny's ass I didn't. Lot's of corruption. Cops out on the street would chew people's asses out for minor violations when they were doing things much worse. Put my 20 in and got out. The hypocrisy, the double standards. It's just one more reason Utica isn't moving forward.
you are 100% right and if i knew where he was buried i would go piss on hjs grave.
I know

United States

#5 Oct 11, 2012
joe wrote:
<quoted text>you are 100% right and if i knew where he was buried i would go piss on hjs grave.
. I think you just text a lot of shit! LOL
Proud Taxpaper

Ithaca, NY

#6 Oct 11, 2012
joe wrote:
<quoted text>you are 100% right and if i knew where he was buried i would go piss on hjs grave.
When Rotundo was Chief of Police, only his "buddies" got hired and promoted - especially, if your name ended in a vowel.

In order to get hired, you had to be Italian, and kiss Rotundo's ass which went on for years UNTIL Hanna became Mayor. How many old timers remember all the battles between Hanna and Rotundo with Hanna winning most of the battles!!!!

Back in the days of Rotundo, UPD was a "good old boys club" and if you knew anyone at UPD, you could get away with any crime (including Murder). The mob ran this City - NOT UPD!!!!!

The best thing that happen for Utica was when Rotundo finally retired.
pizzajerk

Troy, NY

#7 Feb 17, 2013
He was a Boot Licker, Brown Noiser, Back stabber Union buster. I wonder how his Bag was able to stay on his shirt with all of that slime
outlaw416

Gloversville, NY

#8 Feb 17, 2013
any one thats not happy with chief rotundo has to be a jerk ben was agood cop we all miss him

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