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  • next step policing

    NYPD recruits (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography)

    An officer slams a driver on the hood of a car during a traffic stop, then punches the driver’s sister twice in the face, and escapes punishment. Another officer draws his gun on an 11- and a 13-year-old playing in a city park, and sees the charges against him dismissed without trial. A lieutenant ...

  • police reform mashup

    (l-r) Fred Davie, Adrienne Adams, and John Miller

    Top officials -- NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller, CCRB Chair Fred Davie, and City Council Public Safety Chair Adrienne Adams -- gathered by Zoom for an online forum on police reform and public safety hosted by Citizens Union and moderated by Gotham Gazette editor Ben Max. The three official