Sunday, December 27, 2009
Judge Orders NYPD to Release Racial Data of Persons Under Police Gunfire from 1997 to 2006
Ruling on a case filed by the New York Civil Liberties Union in 2008, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Joan Madden ordered the NYPD to turn over the racial breakdown of all people shot at by police officers between 1997 and 2006.
The NYPD had agreed to release racial breakdown of those injured by police gunfire, but not data about those who were shot at but not hit.
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