Police Brutality

New York State Senator Samra Brouk
Elected officials take on mental health crisis response, police residency requirements and qualified immunity after Daniel Prude decision.
Protesters in Rochester on September 5th.
A grand jury declined to indict police officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude in Rochester last year. That’s not a huge surprise.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared in Lowville in 2015 to promote winter tourism in upstate New York.
An annotated press release of the governor’s statement on the village of Lowville “reinventing and modernizing” its police department.
What is the Defund the Police movement about?
Is it a viable criminal justice solution?
NYPD officers talk to members of the Orthodox community in Borough Park on October 7th.
Heavy-handed tactics against Black Lives Matter protests were absent Tuesday night.
Protestors on the Brooklyn Bridge after the conclusion of Breonna Taylor's trial that ended without convictions for the officers involved.
After nearly two decades of inaction, Breonna Taylor’s death may lead to reforms.
Protestors gather at Barclay's Center on September 23rd after no police officers were charged with the murder of Breonna Taylor.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
Black Lives Matter protestors at New York City Hall on June 23rd.
While NYC has quieted down, activists are gearing up for their next big fights.
Protesters in Rochester on September 5th.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
Protestors in Rochester on September 5th following the death of Daniel Prude at the hands of the Rochester Police Department.
The death of Daniel Prude in Rochester has prompted calls to reimagine mental health crisis response.
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