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New York City

CCRB recommends discipline for cops at Black Lives Matter protests

New York City’s police watchdog has so far recommended disciplinary action for 65 officers accused of misconduct during last summer’s protests.

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NYPD sex crimes division is still understaffed, council member says

Helen Rosenthal on what’s lacking within the unit where change is needed.

Education

NYC is moving almost 5000 school safety agents out of the NYPD. Will that help calm fears about policing in schools?

The city is working on completing the transition by June 2022, leaving the school safety agents under the oversight of the Department of Education.

Opinion

Editor’s note: A jarring subway attack

Sending more police officers underground may help straphangers feel safer to return to their routines.

Budget

Police funding returns as issue in NYC budget

The mayor doesn’t propose more cuts to the NYPD, but police reform activists still want them.

Police Brutality

Could crime tip the scales of the mayoral race?

Voters have responded positively to Eric Adams and Andrew Yang, who both oppose defunding the police.

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Should cops have to live in NYC?

It could improve community relations, but unions object and even some reform advocates are unenthused.

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Opinion

Don’t let de Blasio’s policing reform plan weaken accountability monitors

Don’t merge the CCRB, NYPD inspector general and the Commission to Combat Police Corruption.

Opinion

The police reform that wasn’t

After George Floyd was killed, New York City only pretended to change policing.

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NYC pols want to change NYPD’s role at polling sites

The proposal follows cops’ forceful presence during the election.

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How New York City settles lawsuits with protesters who sue cops over aggressive tactics

The city has a history of settling lawsuits filed by protesters alleging unjust treatment at the hands of the NYPD, but for some a settlement isn’t enough.

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Civil rights activists question NYPD preparation for protests

Progressives at non-violent protests get arrested while conservative protests have broken the law with impunity.

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The NYPD has a surveillance problem

The department is facing multiple lawsuits over the use and disclosure of its digital surveillance practices.