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‘Concerning And Unlawful Practices': Letitia James Sues NYPD In Landmark Suit Over Handling Of Black Lives Matter Protests

8 days ago   |   By News One

New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the city of New York on Thursday, naming Mayor Bill de Blasio , NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan and police commissioner Dermot Shea in relation to a string of civil rights violations spurred from the months of Black Lives Matter protests held across the city over the past year.
“As the demonstrations continued, the very thing being protested - aggressive actions of law enforcement - was on public display,” James said at a news conference on Thursday.
In the suit, the New York attorney general petitions for the...
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NYPD sued over response to George Floyd protests

NYPD sued over response to George Floyd protests

8 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

New York's attorney general sued the New York Police Department on Thursday, calling the rough treatment of protesters against racial injustice last spring part of a longstanding pattern of abuse that stemmed from inadequate training, supervision and discipline.
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New York attorney general sues NYPD over George Floyd protest response

New York attorney general sues NYPD over George Floyd protest response

9 days ago   |   By KMBC

New York's attorney general sued the New York Police Department, alleging the rough treatment of protesters last spring in the wake of George Floyd's killing was part of a longstanding pattern of abuse that stemmed from inadequate training, supervision and discipline.
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New York attorney general suing NYPD over protest response

New York attorney general suing NYPD over protest response

9 days ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - State Attorney General Tish James is suing the NYPD over its response to the police brutality protests that swept the city last year, charging it has shown a pattern of excessive force and false arrests against protesters.
In a federal lawsuit filed Thursday against Mayor Bill de Blasio , Police Commissioner Dermot Shea and Chief of Department Terence Monahan, James asks for a federal monitor to be installed to oversee the NYPD.
“What we found was an egregious abuse of police power, rampant excessive use of force, and leadership unable and unwilling to stop it,” James said at a...
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