In waning weeks as Attorney General, Loretta Lynch asserts more control over Federal prosecutors in New York

In waning weeks as Attorney General, Loretta Lynch asserts more control over Federal prosecutors in New York

LETTER FROM NEW YORK : Under Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the U.S. Department of Justice asserts more control over the work of Federal prosecutors' offices in New York, including of the Eric Garner civil rights investigation.

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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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For one year, Cuomo appoints Schneiderman to serve as special prosecutor in police cases [Updated]

For one year, Cuomo appoints Schneiderman to serve as special prosecutor in police cases [Updated]

Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed for a period of one year State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to serve as a state-wide special prosecutor in cases of police officer-involved crimes, including homicides committed by police.

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