Summonses instead of arrests, even civil penalties instead of criminal sanctions, do not address the heart of the problem with quota-driven ‘Broken Windows’ policing which targets low-income people of color, charging them, sometimes for no good reason, with petty infractions. Even if her proposals were enacted, the stark racial bias will still prevail. She should […]
(Image source: Al Jazeera) PROP’s next public meeting will be held on Tuesday May 19th from 6 to 8pm. We invite anyone who is interested in PROP’s work and police reform in NYC to attend. The meeting will include discussions on PROP’s current and ongoing work, a forthcoming planned panel discussion and more. Our meetings […]
PROP’s next public meeting is Wednesday January 14th from 6 to 8pm. We invite anyone who is interested to attend. At the meeting we’ll discuss the recent activities of PROP and decide on the next steps for the police reform movement. Our meetings are also a time to share ideas with and hear thoughts from […]
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.
Originally written for WNYC by Ailsa Chang Public defenders in the Bronx said more than 40 percent of the marijuana arrests they investigated in their borough between May and October 2011 show violations of constitutional rights and problems with evidence. Many of these unlawful arrests, defense lawyers said, were made after an internal NYPD order […]