Next PROP Meeting

PROP’s next public meeting is Monday, December 8th from 6pm-8pm. We invite anyone who is interested to attend. There will be free pizza! At the meeting, we’ll discuss PROP and CAN updates, activities and future plans of action.

March 2017 Court Monitoring Reports

The Court Monitoring Project is an ongoing attempt by PROP to gain insight into NYPD policies and practices as well as document the often wasteful criminal justice system and the underlying biases – racial and social – of police. Beginning in 2017, PROP will publish short monthly summaries of statistics from all of its visit […]

February 2017 Court Monitoring Reports

The Court Monitoring Project is an ongoing attempt by PROP to gain insight into NYPD policies and practices as well as document the often wasteful criminal justice system and the underlying biases – racial and social – of police. Beginning in 2017, PROP will publish short monthly summaries of statistics from all of its visit […]

January 2017 Court Monitoring Reports

The Court Monitoring Project is an ongoing attempt by PROP to gain insight into NYPD policies and practices as well as document the often wasteful criminal justice system and the underlying biases – racial and social – of police. Beginning in 2017, PROP will publish short monthly summaries of statistics from all of its visit […]

Announcing PROP’s 2017 Platform

Given the dispiriting – some would say alarming – result of our recent national election, we at PROP, along with other advocates, have determined that local elections are all the more important. And this year, none is more important than the NYC mayoral race, especially regarding the issue of abusive and discriminatory policing, especially since […]

PROP response to Bratton’s dismissal of our Court Monitoring Project

Following announcement that he will step down from the role of NYPD Commissioner in September, Bill Bratton spoke to NY1’s Inside City Hall on Thursday and singled out PROP’s Bob Gangi and our Court Monitoring Project, saying: “Who is Robert Gangi, who does he represent? Is he appointed by anybody? Does he speak for anybody […]

PROP op-ed on Commissioner Bratton’s resignation

Following the news that Commissioner Bratton will step down from his position as the top cop in NYC this September, PROP founder Bob Gangi wrote an op-ed for the NY Daily News highlighting the reality behind the PR of Bratton’s second run as Commissioner. Bratton’s skills at media relations cannot conceal that under his leadership, […]

Art Against Broken Windows Policing

In late June 2016, an art exhibition took place at El Barrio’s Art Space PS 109 dedicated to showing the impacts of Broken Windows policing on the daily lives of New Yorkers through visual pieces and installations. The evening included panels and discussions as well as a showcase of artwork. Below are some photos from […]

We Harm People Everyday | A PROP Court Monitoring Report

PROP releases its latest court monitoring report, covering Spring 2016, titled “We Harm People Everyday”. Download the full report here (PDF format, right click save as or click to view in browser). View all PROP reports here. Read coverage from Gothamist on the We Harm People Everyday report. In preparing “We Harm People Everyday”, PROP […]

Help PROP conduct more #swipeitforward actions in NYC

Donate to #swipeitforward actions here In early May 2016, PROP alongside Bronxites for NYPD Accountability and the Coalition to End Broken Windows organized the first #swipeitforward action in NYC, offering free rides to New Yorkers to denounce the abuse and money spent by the city in arresting, fining, and harassing poor New Yorkers who cannot […]

No Equal and Exact Justice | A PROP Court Monitoring report

On April 1, 2016, the Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP) will release No Equal and Exact Justice, the follow up to its 3 court monitoring reports — Broken Windows Policing: A True Tale of Two Cities (July 2014); Everyday: NYC’s Cops and Courts Inflict Harm and Hardship (October 2014); and 90%: The Harm Continues (December […]