Follow the news with New York City district attorneys dropped most of the charges against the rioters in recent months, an oversight board for city police has recommended that 39 officers face disciplinary action for their behavior in last year’s Black Lives Matter protests.
In the report released Monday, the Civilian Complaint Review Board concluded that 14 officers – including a captain and a sergeant – should face criminal charges for their conduct, while the remaining 25 should face penalties of discipline from 1 to 10 days.
Complaints filed against officers in charge of recommended discipline included force, abuse of authority, offensive language, discourse, and false statements.
“To date, the CCRB has confirmed 26 complaints of misconduct comprising 48 charges against 39 officers,” the watchdog organization wrote in the report. “The Board recommends serving Charges on 12 complaints, Command Discipline B on 4 complaints, and Command Discipline A on 10 complaints. The current rate will be confirmed by fully investigated protest complaints. is 35%. ”
The CCRB reported that since beginning their investigation last summer, it has received more than 750 complaints related to the conduct of NYPD officers during the Black Lives Matter protests. Finally, the notices resulted in 303 cases involving more than 2,000 allegations that fell within the organization’s jurisdiction. – READ MORE
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