On Tuesday, the 2nd Circuit rejected unions’ appeal to keep NYPD discipline records secret. ProPublica published thousands of those files last year. “The cat is not only out of the bag, it’s running around the streets,” one judge noted then.
By Eric Umansky, ProPublica
A federal appeals court on Tuesday affirmed a lower court ruling allowing New York officials to release police discipline records …
“When are people going to be held accountable?” asked NBA guard Thabo Sefolosha. A ProPublica review found New York has paid more than $1 billion in recent years to settle suits against officers, who are rarely punished.
NYPD vehicles parked up in a line in New York City. – New York City, USA – Circa October 2018 (Shutterstock)