The city will defend Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona, who was sued for punching a protester.
Two NYPD inspectors avoided charges in video-taped clashes with Occupy Wall Street protestors.
Felix Rivera-Pitre claims he was hit repeatedly by Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona during a 2011 protest.
Two Occupy Wall Street protesters have filed a lawsuit against Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna.
A video appears to show Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona throwing a punch at Occupy Wall Street protestor Felix Rivera-Pitre.
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