NYCLU Expands NYPD Officer Misconduct and Disciplinary Database with New CCRB Data

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(Photos: Wikimedia Commons\Twitter) Monday, the New York Civil Liberties Union updated its database of NYPD officer misconduct reports after receiving new data from the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), the independent agency that investigates complaints about police abuse of civilians. Live at nyclu.org/nypdrecords, the database contains information about more than 279,600 misconduct complaints dating back to before 1985, now through mid-April 2021. This database contains new data on officer race, gender and rank, days on force, self-reported race and gender of the impacted person, dates that complaints were received and closed by the CCRB, complaint location, reason for contact, and contact outcome, information newly available to the NYCLU and now published for the first time.“The true extent of the failure of the NYPD oversight and disciplinary system was hidden from New Yorkers for decades by Section 50-a and then futile litigation by the police unions, but we’re now taking the next step to end this era of secrecy,” said Christopher Dunn, legal director of the NYCLU. “The data we made public today builds on our release last summer of over three decades of NYPD discipline data, and further displays the way Black and Latinx New Yorkers are...

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