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NYPD seriously punished just 1% of cops accused of misconduct, NYCLU study finds

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New York Daily News

The NYPD simply can’t police itself, the New York Civil Liberties Union says in a new report that finds serious discipline was meted out in just 1% of cases investigated by a city watchdog agency over the past two decades. The NYCLU’s report, “COP OUT: Analyzing 20 Years of Records Proving NYPD Impunity,” reviewed 180,700 complaints filed with the Civilian Complaint Review Board and found that officers were disciplined just 4,283 times. The investigations led to serious penalties like loss of vacation days, suspensions, probation or termination in just 1,530 cases, or 1% of the time. The NYCLU…

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