N.Y.P.D’s Next Police Commissioner: What to Know About Dermot Shea

November 8, 2019
The New York Times

...Darius Charney, a lawyer for the plaintiffs in the litigation that curbed the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy, offered Chief Shea a three-item to-do list.

To gain the trust of those pushing for police reforms, Mr. Charney said, the new commissioner would need to act on the recommendations of an independent panel that reviewed the department’s approach to disciplining officers; address officers’ underreporting of street stops and searches; and uphold a vow to release body camera footage from major incidents like police shootings.

“We hope that he will really show us in deed and word a commitment to these issues,” Mr. Charney said. ...

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November 8, 2019