The Manhattan office of the NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association was raided by federal agents Tuesday morning, a high-ranking police source said.
Investigators from the FBI descended on the Worth Street office as part of an investigation into the union, which is headed by pro-police firebrand and union president Ed Mullins.
Mullins’ home in Port Washington was also raided, sources said.
The details of the investigation into the union are unclear, but the raids are part of a long-term investigation, a law enforcement source said.
In a statement, FBI spokesperson Martin Feely confirmed the probe but did not elaborate.
“We are carrying out a law enforcement action in connection with an ongoing investigation. I cannot confirm the details of the investigation,” Feely said in an email to The Post.
Mullins, a fierce critic of Mayor Bill de Blasio, drew headlines last year when the SBA tweeted out a confidential, unredacted arrest report for de Blasio’s daughter, Chiara, after she was busted at a George Floyd protest in the city.
“How can the NYPD protect the city of NY from rioting anarchist when the Mayors object throwing daughter is one of them. Now we know why he is forbidding Mounted units to be mobilized and keeping the NYPD from doing their jobs,” read the SBA tweet.
Mullins is facing a trial on internal charges related to the tweet and other social media posts.
On Tuesday, de Blasio said at an unrelated press conference that he had heard the union office had been raided by the feds.
“All I’ve been told is the FBI has raided the SBA headquarters,” de Blasio said, declining to comment further.
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