An investigation by the New York Daily News and ProPublica prompts changes that guarantee residents and businesses targeted in NYPD nuisance actions more due process rights.
At a City Council hearing, police brass show flexibility on controversial tool for quality of life actions.
The suit challenges the NYPD’s use of controversial nuisance abatement actions. It cites ProPublica and The Daily News’ investigation into the issue.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said New York City is retreating from the practice of locking out tenants before they even see a judge.
New York City officials said reforms were needed after our investigation showed that the police have been locking out residents who haven’t been charged with a crime.