Police-hating poetry professor charged with punching cops no longer teaching

Police-hating poetry professor charged with punching cops no longer teaching

The anti-cop Brooklyn bard who allegedly tried to toss a trash can at police during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge is out of CUNY classrooms.

Queens College President Felix Rodriguez announced that Eric Linsker would be reassigned to “academic support functions in the English department” while he awaits trial.

“Queens College determined that it was in the best interests of its students, after consultation with University administration and legal counsel, to relieve Mr. Linsker of teaching duties,” Rodriguez wrote to faculty and students.

“Other faculty has been assigned to teach in Mr. Linsker’s place.”

Linsker, of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, faces a litany of charges including assault in the second degree, riot, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and possession of marijuana.

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