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LAS: Mayor’s Plan to End Gun Violence Includes Dangerous Rollbacks

While aspects of Mr. Adams' plan have merit, advocates are sounding the alarm over proposals that will reverse progress while failing to make the city safer, reports the New York Daily News.
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LAS Lauds Dismissal of 133 Cases Tied to Corrupt NYPD Officer

The Legal Aid Society renewed its call for all prosecutors to thoroughly investigate issues of police misconduct, as reported by the New York Daily News.
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LAS: Mayor Adams Must Hold the NYPD to a Higher Standard

The Legal Aid Society is calling on the mayor to end the aggressive and violent policing tactics that have plagued the department, as reported by The New York Times.
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NYPD Continues Use of Controversial Private DNA Lab

More than a year after the City claimed to have cut ties with Parabon NanoLabs the police are still using the company's unreliable profiling techniques, as reported by the New York Daily News.
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Queens DA Vacates 60 Convictions Involving Corrupt NYPD Officers

The Legal Aid Society praised Melinda Katz for her decisive action and called on district attorneys in the other boroughs to follow suit, reports The New York Times.
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LAS Client Ensnared by Cops Who Planted Drugs Has Conviction Overturned

Jason Serrano's conviction was vacated after video surfaced showing police officers planting evidence in his car, as reported by Gothamist.
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LAS Demands Transparency on Cops with Credibility Issues

For ten years, the Bronx district attorney has kept a secret list of "no fly" officers whose conduct would undermine their credibility should they be called to testify, as reported by THE CITY.
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LAS: Don’t Buy Commissioner Shea’s Fearmongering on Bail, Discovery Reform

The City's own data contradicts the NYPD Commissioner's attempts to link pre-trial reforms with a rise in crime, according to CBS 2 New York.
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NYPD Identifies Wrong Man in Latest Instance of Bail Reform Fearmongering

Commissioner Shea incorrectly identified a Legal Aid client as a suspect in the NYPD's ongoing effort to draw a false equivalency between bail reform and crime, reports the New York Post.
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LAS Criticizes NYPD Over Drones Linked to Potential National Security Threat

The company that manufactures these drones has been flagged by The Department of Homeland Security as potentially providing data to the Chinese government, reports The Intercept.
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