Police Misconduct Complaints Down In NYC

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Misconduct complaints by civilians against New York City police fell 18 percent in the first six months of 2010, compared to the same period a year before.

According to the Civilian Complaint Review Board, there were 3,314 complaints against the NYPD from January through June 2010. In the first half of 2009, there were 4,017.

The board says it’s the fewest complaints in any six-month period since 2005.

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  • CSI

    Thats because half the time they are not doing their job and texting on their cell phones. I see them all the time.

  • Conservative

    The people just aren’t reporting it as much because noting will ever happen. Unless you have a video showing police misconduct they will always take the cops side. Even with a video its hard to get a cop in trouble.

    • james

      You are 200% right.

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