Police Reform

Nassau County Police
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Advocates want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject Nassau County’s submission for state-mandated police reform after the Attorney General’s office criticized the plan. Cuomo’s office has so far withheld comment.

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Suffolk County residents are mostly satisfied with police, according to a new community survey. Yet, there is significant difference between how white and Black residents feel about Suffolk County Police Department.

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Officials in New Haven, Connecticut, are teaming up with the state’s mental health mobile crisis unit to develop an emergency response alternative to police.

New York Attorney General Letitia James
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New York Attorney General Letitia James says her office cannot make up for a lack of “micro” oversight over the Nassau County Police Department.

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Governor Ned Lamont signed into law last week a measure that expands the candidate pool for a new state prosecutor who would investigate police misconduct. The ACLU of Connecticut sees this as a step towards accountability.

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