HuffPost: The NYPD Can See Millions Of Arrest Records That Were Supposed To Be Sealed
“According to the NYPD’s court filing, the DAS “can access a copy of each sealed arrest report that exists in the Crime Data Warehouse.”
It’s a “horrifying” admission, said Jenn Rolnick Borchetta, an attorney from Bronx Defenders who represents the plaintiffs in the case.
“The court already said the NYPD isn’t allowed to use these documents and share them with its officers,” Borchetta said. “Yet they’re still sharing them and on a mass scale.”
The NYPD’s “Crime Data Warehouse contained 6,908,699 sealed arrest reports containing the arrest information of 3,576,113 unique individuals, as of November 20, 2019,” according to the court filing.”
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