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Letter to de Blasio re: Policing during COVID-19

The New York Civil Liberties Union signed on to a letter urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to adopt specific recommendations to decrease the likelihood of abusive policing; unnecessarily cycling people through jails, exposing New Yorkers to increased risks of contracting COVID-19 and related illnesses; and to maximize public health & safety in this period.

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New York must prioritize public health needs and human rights of all New Yorkers, over any kneejerk impulse to continue and increase hyper-aggressive and abusive policing practices. 

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