Daily Archives: June 18, 2020

City Council passes big NYPD reforms, including chokehold ban

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The New York City Council on Thursday voted to pass a sweeping set of police reforms that include a ban on chokeholds and greater transparency when it comes to NYPD surveillance. “it’s the right thing to do,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “We have to give people confidence that policing will be fair, and I’m convinced this legislation will do it, and I will be signing it.” Twenty five days after the outcry over the in-custody death of George Floyd, the New York City Council passed six different pieces of police reform legislation, including two sponsored by Councilmber Vanessa Gibson.
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Rikers inmate caught after jumping into river in escape attempt

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A Rikers Island inmate was quickly caught after trying to escape by jumping into the East River during recreation time Thursday. Authorities say 37-year-old Arthur Brown, held on an assault charge, scaled a wall and jumped into the river in an apparent attempt to swim to freedom. Two correction officers assigned to the K-9 unit, Larry McCardle and Gregory Braska, ran after him, jumped into the river and pulled him out.
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NY Governor Cuomo Makes an Announcement… Reopening and Police reform

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NYC Police reform and reinvention collaborative … Answer the questions to actually reform Police – What function do you want ?
What is stuffing ?
Defund? What is budget ?
What is your use to force policy ?
What does demilitarize mean ?
What is your transparent disciplinary process? What is your citizen complaint process?
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