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When unions complained that he had a conflict of interest, Emery responded that they were “squealing like a stuck pig.”
As Emery continued to be outspoken, he drew the ire of police unions.
Emery acknowledged such an approach means recommended penalties had to be softened at times, but he said there was little option because the NYPD maintained the final say anyway.
Emery, who made a number of reforms to the agency’s structure early on, used the report’s findings as an opportunity to get his team back in line with the policy.
Emery said that top police officials seemed open to addressing it, and that a series of meetings and productive dialogue ensued.
He told the news editor, Fred Emery, “They are not worth the paper they are written on.”Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB Bid Is His Latest Move for Control|Clive Irving|January 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
If an emery wheel mounted in a polishing head or lathe is at hand, this can be easily accomplished.
A tight-fitting wood plug is driven into the throughway of the tee and the ends ground off flush on the emery wheel.
The metal is annealed and polished with fine emery cloth, which is given a circular motion to produce a frosted effect.
The portion cut out of the bottom of the holder B is to enable the workman to easily grasp the sheets of emery cloth.
"I would like to think that over, Emery," said de Marmont thoughtfully.The Bronze Eagle|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
British Dictionary definitions for emery
- a hard greyish-black mineral consisting of corundum with either magnetite or haematite: used as an abrasive and polishing agent, esp as a coating on paper, cloth, etc. Formula: Al 2 O 3
- (as modifier)emery paper