WEEK IN REVIEW : Conflicts of Interest Board fines three top NYPD officers for accepting gifts

WEEK IN REVIEW : Conflicts of Interest Board fines three top NYPD officers for accepting gifts

Three top New York Police Department officers agreed to each pay fines of $1,500 to settle violations for having accepted gifts in the form of meals paid for by Thomas Galante, the former president of the Queens Borough Public Library.

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Hakeem Jeffries calls on the DOJ to expand its investigation of the NYPD

Hakeem Jeffries calls on the DOJ to expand its investigation of the NYPD

Despite uncertainty over the commitment of U.S. Attorneys Preet Bharara and Robert Capers to rigorous police reform, some elected officials and police reform activists are turning to Federal prosecutors with requests for independent reviews of the New York Police Department.

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Pressure escalates for NYPD Commissioner Bratton to account for, or resign as a consequence of, police brutality

Pressure escalates for NYPD Commissioner Bratton to account for, or resign as a consequence of, police brutality

During an emotional press conference, New York State Assemblymember Michael Blake asked for NYPD Commissioner William Bratton to account for police brutality, as activists occupying City Hall Park demanded that Commissioner Bratton resign.

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Mark-Viverito mum about de Blasio confidentiality agreements, even as watchdog attorney calls them "obstruction"

Mark-Viverito mum about de Blasio confidentiality agreements, even as watchdog attorney calls them "obstruction"

Mayor Bill de Blasio's reported order that City Hall staffers execute rushed confidentiality agreements does not apparently worry New York Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, even as civic attorney Norman Siegel has described their use as "maybe even obstruction."

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