02/23/2011

NYPD must give shot-citizens data to NYCLU

The judge said the NYPD's stance flew in the face of the Freedom of Information law, and ordered the reports be released

By Dareh Gregorian
The New York Post

NEW YORK — A Manhattan judge has ordered the NYPD to release data on police shooting incidents that it had been fighting tooth and nail to keep private.

In a decision made public yesterday, state Supreme Court Justice Emily Jane Goodman ruled the cops must turn over two kinds of reports that are filed after every shooting incident involving a civilian to the New York Civil Liberties Union.

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