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Know Your Rights
Source: Vice
Subject: Policing and Criminal Justice
Type: Media Coverage

People Are Mad as Hell About the NYPD’s Plan to Hire ‘Precinct Greeters’

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“It feels like PR,” said Kesi Foster, a leader at Make the Road NY, which advocates for immigrant and minority rights in city policy. “People are calling out the department for violently beating New Yorkers. Improving your customer service is how you’re going to address a department you said has been trained over and over in de-escalation and still took every opportunity they could to abuse protestors?”