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SBA Highly Critical of Panel's Report On NYPD Discipline, Transparency

Posted 2/15/19

A 57-page report by a trio of law experts released earlier this month is little more than spin  catering to political forces intent on weakening police, Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins wrote in a lengthy rebuttal.

The panel, comprised by two ex-U.S. Attorneys and a former Federal Judge appointed last June by Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill to review the department’s disciplinary protocols, failed in what should have been its primary mission—to illuminate the shortcomings of the Police Department’s “totally discretionary, understaffed, underfunded, and prematurely public disciplinary system,” Mr. Mullins wrote.

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