NYCLU, Civil Rights Orgs, Labor Unions Urge Cuomo to Veto Bill Immunizing Police Officers from Discipline

July 23, 2014 — The New York Civil Liberties Union and a coalition of civil rights organizations and labor unions today sent a letter to Governor Cuomo urging him to veto legislation that would all but eliminate the ability of local government officials across New York State to discipline police officers engaged in misconduct. The letter comes just days after a Staten Island man died after an NYPD officer put him in an illegal chokehold.
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