NYPD Agrees to Use of Force Reforms Advocated by NYCLU

October 1, 2015 — The NYPD announced today that it will begin implementing a new use of force policy, including requiring for the first time officers to track many uses of force, following advocacy by the NYCLU. Today’s announcement came two weeks after the NYCLU issued a letter to the NYPD and published an op-ed demanding that the NYPD track all uses of force reported after James Blake, a well-known tennis star, was tackled to the ground by an NYPD officer on video.
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