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De Blasio promises ‘very substantial’ NYPD cuts. The City Council wants $1 billion.
Protestors occupy City Hall demanding Mayor de Blasio slash the NYPD's budget for the third day on June 25th.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
Protestors at City Hall on June 24, 2020.
Hundreds of activists are camping out, calling for a $1 billion cut to the police budget.
Protesters chant as they march after a Juneteenth rally at the Brooklyn Museum on June 19, 2020.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
The NYPD arresting protestors in Manhattan on June 5th.
The tab will tell you whatever its police sources say, other facts notwithstanding.
NYPD officers in riot gear responding to a protest on June 3, 2020.
What’s poised to change for the police – and whether it will make a difference.
A crowded bar in Hells Kitchen on June 13th.
Crowds have been gathering on streets outside bars in Manhattan. Weirdly, the cops haven’t beaten them up.
NYPD cameras sign in Manhattan.
Legislation three years in the making will require the police to disclose information about facial recognition and other tools.
Defunding the NYPD could mean more well rounded solutions to addressing homelessness.
Advocates have pushed for the money to go toward youth initiatives, mental health outreach and more.
New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams leads protesters on a march across the Brooklyn Bridge on June 9, 2020.
Rounding up the week’s political news.