Criminal Justice

An NYPD surveillance camera in Staten Island.
Concerns about police surveillance hardly begin and end with “digidog.”
New legislation would require future NYPD officers to live in New York City. The police union argues the cost of living is too high and salaries are too low.
It could improve community relations, but unions object and even some reform advocates are unenthused.
NYPD officers arresting protestors at Union Square on the evening of Nov. 4, 2020.
The NYPD has blown past its nominal cap for years without consequence.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Police car in Lower Manhattan
Localities across New York are starting to change, but police are still in the picture.
NYPD officers made a violent arrest of a black man, but will they face any consequences?
The Democratic candidates all have proposals, some with many common features.
New York City's criminal court has started conducting all arraignments by video conferencing.
An essential human element of the justice system may be lost when proceedings happen remotely.
The state Legislature has taken the first step to codifying parolee's right to vote.
The state Senate has passed the decade-old bill for the first time since its introduction
The Manhattan Detention complex on White Street.
New report details how the criminal justice system changed during the pandemic.
State Sen. Liz Krueger
A point-by-point guide to the competing proposals.
Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Lawmakers and advocates fear that Cuomo’s proposal won’t.