The NYPD is out of control, paying hundreds of millions a year in settlements to its victims
A protestor is detained by NYPD officer as people take part in a protest for the killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile during a march along Manhattan’s streets in New York July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Muñoz
Police spokeswoman Sgt. Jessica McRorie said the reduction in claims shows the department’s ability to fight frivolous cases and provide top-of-the-line training to its officers.
“These gains represent another example of how the NYPD is building greater trust and respect with the community to collaboratively solve problems, drive down crime, and enhance public safety,” McRorie said.
Critics say the numbers in the report are not indicative of a reformed police department.
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