Protest Held In Schenectady After Video Shows Police Officer Appearing To Kneel On Man's NeckAccording to the Times Union, the newspaper that serves the greater Albany area, the incident happened as the man was taken into custody on Monday morning.
Protesters Say They Want NYPD Out Of Public Schools, But Safety Agent Union Official Cautions That Would Be A MistakeCalls to cut the NYPD's budget includes pressure to remove officers from schools.
NYPD Commissioner Testifies In AG Investigation Into Police Response To ProtestsNYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea says he took swift action this weekend against an officer who put a man in an apparent chokehold.
NYC Council Passes Series Of Police Reforms, Including Officers Required To Show Badge NumbersThe City Council passed a package of police reforms on Thursday. Some of the legislation lingered for years, only to get fast tracked amid the protests.
Mayor Announces Additional Reforms Aimed At Making Police Disciplinary Process More TransparentThe changes announced Wednesday are aimed at speeding up the disciplinary process while increasing transparency.
Fast-Tracked Police Reform Receives Mixed Reactions From NYPD Officers: 'The Higher-Ups Don't Give You Support, Then Who Is Going To Support You?'The mayor and police commissioner have separately been making the case for reforms, but on the ground, it's leading to frustration from officers.
N.Y. Attorney General James Launches Investigation On Police Procedures And Protester ActionsAs protests continue across New York, the state's attorney general is hosting a public hearing this week on interactions between police and the public.
Gov. Cuomo Says Massive Statewide Police Reform Initiative Will Be Implemented By April 1, 2021Gov. Andrew Cuomo has sent a clear message to police departments statewide: You have until April 1, 2021 to reform.
NYPD Releases Body Cam Video After Officer Accused Of Pepper Spraying Protester In FaceThe officer has been suspended without pay on June 5, and the case was referred to the department advocate for further disciplinary action.
NYPD To Release Body Camera Footage Of Shootings, Other Encounters Within 30 Days, Mayor SaysThe mayor said the move is a step toward building trust and transparency.
President Trump Signs Executive Order Aimed At Addressing Police ReformsThe president signed the order Tuesday surrounded by law enforcement in the White House Rose Garden. CBS News reports there were no representatives of those affected by police brutality on the attendee list.