Police reform advocates on Long Island published their own plan for overhauling the police. They are scheduled to present their proposals to both counties as officials work to comply with a state requirement to reimagine policing. The so-called “people’s plan” envisions large structural changes that may run into resistance from lawmakers.
Nassau County made changes to its state-mandated reform plan and submitted it to lawmakers for approval. The changes incorporate some 90 comments from public input session, but ignore the larger issues that reformers have spent the last four months fighting for.