On December 22, 2015, the Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP) will release 90%: The Harm Continues, the follow-up to its 2014 publications, Broken Windows Policing: A True Tale of Two Cities and Everyday: NYC’s Cops and Courts Inflict Harm and Hardship, both of which presented the continued findings of the organization’s court monitoring efforts. In […]
Image source: Newsweek. Press Relase, issued November 4, 2015. Download/View a copy of the data as an Excel spreadsheet Based on data received from the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services, PROP released these principal findings regarding NYPD arrest statistics for the first nine months of 2015: 1/ 2015 arrest data — January-September — show […]
Image source: New York Times In response to what almost seems like an orchestrated media stampede, PROP researched the number of homicides in New York City in recent years. Our aim was to check on whether the numbers of killings in the city actually reflect any significant trend indicating a serious uptick in violent crime. […]
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.
PROP’s newest report calls for systemic reform within the NYPD. The report addresses the ill effects of abusive and discriminatory police practices on low-income neighborhoods around the city, it also includes recommendations for change within the Departments overall culture.
Check out Tanay Warekar‘s article discussing PROP’s January petition day in the subways.
Have we seen positive change under de Blasio and Bratton?