City Council To Force NYPD To Account For The Millions They Seize From Innocent NYers

“There has never been any vehicle for public accountability—the police department has vigorously resisted it. Finally, there will be some measure of accountability.”—Craig Levine, the policy director at The Bronx Defenders.

Levine speaks with the Gothamist about the importance of the recent bill passed by the City Council that will require the NYPD to annually report on how much they seize from New Yorkers during stops and arrests and what happens to the seized property.

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