1010 Wins: NYPD has access to millions of arrest records meant to be sealed: report

“NYPD officers can access those records via their smartphones, according to the outlet. Legally, the department is supposed to either get rid of arrest records or return them if a person’s case is “terminated in their favor,” the outlet reported.

“The court already said the NYPD isn’t allowed to use these documents and share them with its officers,” Bronx Defenders attorney Jenn Rolnick Borchetta, who represents the plaintiffs in the 2018 lawsuit, told HuffPost. “Yet they’re still sharing them, and on a mass scale.”

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