#myNYPD Backlash Spreads To Other Cities (PHOTOS)

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When the New York Police Department asked people to tweet photos of themselves with police officers on Tuesday, the campaign backfired, as many responded with photos depicting police brutality.

The backlash then took on in other cities, like Los Angeles.

People in countries around the world also created iterations of the hashtag to tweet photos of arrests and protests.

In Greece, people used #myELAS:

In Mexico, people tweeted with #MiPolicíaMexicana:

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