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LAS Calls for Firing of NYPD Officers Involved in Marijuana Planting Scheme

In a video published by The Intercept, the officers appear to plant marijuana in a car to justify an otherwise entirely unlawful stop-and-search.
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NYC Defenders Call for Council Hearing on NYPD Crime Stat Manipulation

This request comes after an analysis of data that revealed docketed cases have plummeted by almost 20 percent throughout the city in the first two months of 2020, according to POLITICO.
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LAS Slams NYPD for Piecemeal Changes to its Facial Recognition Policy

The policy will most likely still disproportionately impact New Yorkers of color, reports AM New York
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LAS, Emery Celli File Lawsuit for Woman Illegally Shackled During Labor

NYPD officers handcuffed and shackled the 22-year old during and after the delivery of her newborn son, according to the New York Daily News.
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Public Defenders Call Out NYPD on Fearmongering, Lies About Crime Increase

The Legal Aid Society, along with other local defenders, released a joint analysis of data that shows a sharp decline in the number of new criminal cases throughout the city in the first two months of 2020, as compared with the same period last year, according to the New York Post.
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LAS Releases List of Most Sued NYPD Officers in 2019

This data does not include matters that were settled out of court between New Yorkers and the City. Inclusion of that information would add at least hundreds of additional cases to this list, according to the New York Daily News.
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LAS Slams City for Piecemeal Changes to Controversial DNA Collection, Storage Practices

Under the police plan, the NYPD would continue to engage its surreptitious collection initiative, according to the New York Daily News.
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Stop-and-Frisk Procedures Jump 22 Percent in 2019

A staggering 90 percent of those stops involved New Yorkers of color, according to the New York Daily News.
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City Council to Examine City’s DNA Collection, Storage Practices

The Legal Aid Society praised the New York City Council for announcing an oversight hearing to finally examine civil rights and privacy concerns, according to the Queens Daily Eagle.
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LAS Analysis: City Payouts in NYPD Misconduct Cases Increase by Almost $30 Million

The report reveals that New Yorkers filed 1,383 lawsuits in 2019 for a range of misconduct, according to the New York Post.
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