NYPD all but ignores thousands of racial bias reports against officers

July 12, 2019
The Grio

...The Department of Investigation, an independent city watchdog, found officers received nearly 2,500 biased complaints between 2014 and 2018. A third of the cases were investigated by the DOI, which found the NYPD did not implement proper procedures to curb the incidents of racially-charged cop conduct.

“We were quite alarmed, frankly,” said Darius Charney, a senior attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights. Back in 2013, he won a class action lawsuit after challenging the city’s “Stop-and-Frisk” program. A judge then ordered the NYPD to investigate all allegations of discrimination. ...

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