Police Reform: What’s Working?

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Police Reform panel

On April 19, the City Bar held “Police Reform: What’s Working?” to discuss recent policing reforms in New York City. From left: Monifa Bandele, Steering Committee, Communities United for Police Reform; Alvin Bragg, Executive Deputy Attorney General, New York State Attorney General’s Office; Maya Wiley, Chair, Civilian Complaint Review Board; Rocco Parascandola, (Moderator), Police Bureau Chief, New York Daily News; Lawrence Byrne, Deputy Commissioner, New York City Police Department; Hon. Antonio Reynoso, New York City Council Member; and Jenn Rolnick Borchetta, Deputy Director, Impact Litigation, Bronx Defenders. 

Agenda Items: 

  • New York State Civil Rights Law Sect. 50-a and the disclosure of police personnel records
  • NYPD policies and procedures around lawsuits and complaints brought against officers
  • Effect outside forces – such as advocates, media coverage, litigation and legislation – have had on police reform
  • Role of the Attorney General’s Special Prosecutor
  • Body Camera Program
  • Broken Windows philosophy
  • Neighborhood Policing model

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Sponsoring Association Committee
Civil Rights Committee, Philip Desgranges, Chair

Criminal Courts Committee, Kerry Ward, Chair
Drugs & Law Committee, Zarah Levin-Fragasso, Chair
Minorities in the Profession Committee, Rakhi Bahadkar-Rajpaul, Chair
Task Force on Mass Incarceration, John Savarese, Chair
Asian American Bar Association of New York
Association of Black Women Attorneys
Dominican Bar Association
Federal Defenders of New York, Inc.
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
New York County Lawyer’s Association, Civil Rights and Liberties Committee
New York Urban League