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NY Assistant Principal Seen At Rochester Protests Shouting ‘F— The Police!’ Placed On Leave

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The assistant principal of an upstate New York high school who yelled “F–k the police!” in a live video during the Rochester protests has been placed on leave after an “outpouring” of complaints, district officials said.

Steven Lysenko, a ninth-grade teacher and assistant principal at Spencerport High School in suburban Rochester, sparked outrage with his wild tirade against cops and the “s—ty-assed job they were doing” in a since-deleted Facebook Live video.

“They can f–k right off, America! F–k the police! F–k Rochester Police Department!” he shouted, before ending with a polite “thank you.”

Spencerport Central School District initially said Saturday that the scandal would be “addressed as a confidential, personnel matter.”

The district updated its action Tuesday, however, admitting it followed an “outpouring of emails, posts and comments regarding this matter.”

“Mr. Steven Lysenko is a tenured administrator with due process rights. He has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation,” officials said in a statement.

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