The agency responsible for investigating complaints of police misconduct relies largely on young investigators with little or no prior investigative experience who often don’t receive formal training for weeks or even months after starting the job. And, in part because of low pay, many investigators leave the job after only a few years.
Over the past several years, more than 120 law enforcement agencies across the state, from the NYPD to Tuckahoe, have obtained military-grade equipment through the Pentagon’s 1033 program, which transfers excess military equipment to state and local police across the country.
Imminent agreement between educators and law enforcement could be model for New York City reform
And what happens if the NYPD doesn’t live up to its end of the bargain?
The middle member of political dynasty says he ‘led the way to reform stop and frisk’ until ‘people decided they were going to attack the NYPD as racist.’
A new law required the city to produce a detailed map of crime incidents, but its deadline has come and gone without a launch
Police department declines to act on many Civilian Complaint Review Board recommendations for prosecuting police officers
Critics read between the lines of a revealing new crime data report
How does a plunging New York City murder rate look from a global perspective? We chart the numbers by neighborhood – from Libya to Poland to Vietnam.