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LAS, NYCLU Secure Over $500K for Protesters Brutalized by NYPD

The settlement stems from the NYPD's violent response to demonstrations following the police killing of George Floyd.
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LAS Demands Investigation Into NYPD Crackdown on Student Protests

The NYPD's handling of protests at local colleges and universities was rife with unacceptable levels of violence, abuses of authority, and unlawful procedure.
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LAS Condemns NYPD Over Unlawful Actions at Student Protests

Police have detained demonstrators who should have received appearance tickets; many protesters have languished in custody for over 24-hours.
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LAS: NYPD’s Worst Cost Taxpayers Over $64 Million

Despite racking up double-digit misconduct complaints and millions in payouts, many of these officers are still on the job.
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NYPD Misconduct Cost Taxpayers Nearly $115 Million in 2023

Since 2018, misconduct lawsuits against officers have cost New York City taxpayers over $548 million.
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LAS Lauds City Council’s Override on How Many Stops Act

Legal Aid also threatened litigation should the Administration refuse to implement the new laws.
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LAS Condemns Mayor Adams for Vetoing the How Many Stops Act

Legal Aid is asking the City Council to hold an override vote to enact the legislation which would enhance NYPD accountability.
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Op-Ed: How Many Stops Act Will Bring Transparency, Accountability to NYPD

The Act will require the NYPD to record and report data from all executed street stops, investigative encounters, and consent searches.
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LAS Secures Ruling to Disclose NYPD Surveillance Spending

A petition brought by Legal Aid will require the NYPD to make its contracts with surveillance technology providers public.
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LAS: NYPD’s Worst Officers Cost Taxpayers Millions

The Legal Aid Society has released a list of active NYPD members responsible for the highest lawsuit payouts and most lawsuits alleging police misconduct.
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