Activist For Public Advocate
Jan17

Activist For Public Advocate

NEW YORK: Jumaane 4 NYC submitted its first financial disclosure report to the NYC Campaign Finance Board this evening, showing more than $1 million raised– including $107,883 claimed for matching funds– from 1,829 contributors after surpassing the NYC public matching threshold.  In less than three months, Jumaane’s people-powered campaign raised a total of $204,065.97, which includes 1,763 contributions from New...

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A Common Sense Public Safety Blueprint for Gov. Gavin Newsom
Jan17

A Common Sense Public Safety Blueprint for Gov. Gavin Newsom

Governor Gavin Newsom enters office with a liberal resume and promises to fulfill a progressive agenda. But this doesn’t condemn the Governor to stumbling down the dangerous path that his predecessor carved out. This path is littered with a series of public safety experiments that former Gov. Jerry Brown championed and signed, including Props 47 and 57, AB109 and SBs 1437 and 1279. The cumulative result of these measures have...

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Shared Responsibility
Jan15

Shared Responsibility

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Profiling cases Troubling
Jan15

Profiling cases Troubling

In the past two years, the NYPD has been unable to substantiate hundreds of complaints of racial, ethnic or other profiling leveled against cops, according to a report by a special court-appointed federal monitor reviewing police procedures. The findings, released Friday by attorney Peter L. Zimroth, who was appointed in 2013 to monitor practices and policies of the NYPD following the settlement of stop and frisk lawsuits, underscored...

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Body-Worn Cameras
Jan08

Body-Worn Cameras

NYPD Body-Worn Camera Program What you need to know In April 2017, Phase I of the department’s body-worn camera program began, and by year’s end, approximately 1,300 police officers were outfitted with cameras on the evening shifts in 20 precincts across the city. This first phase supported a year-long study of the effects of the body-worn cameras. Subsequently, the department committed to providing body-worn cameras by...

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