The charges are not centered on the officer’s use of force, but rather what happened after the shooting incident. The grand jury indictment said the two officers removed shell casings from the scene and lied to detectives about what happened.
Attorneys for New York’s police watchdog agency will now prosecute all misconduct cases that stem from complaints it receives and investigates, an unprecedented move that hands over some of the New York Police Department’s control on how it handles allegations of bad behavior.
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 ACLU’s New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark’s 1,300-officer department.
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