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Source: NBC
Subject: Policing and Criminal Justice
Type: Media Coverage

Did George Floyd’s Death Lead to Actual Change for the NYPD?

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Beyond defunding the NYPD, protesters also asked for more police transparency. In response to their request, Albany made police disciplinary records public — but when the department published those records, the I-Team found dozens of cops have never been punished, despite being defendants in brutality lawsuits that cost millions in settlements.

“We’re still footing the bill when the NYPD gets sued,” said Adilka Pimentel of Make the Road NY. “That to me doesn’t feel transformative.”