DOI's statistics for Calendar Yearend (“CY”) 2020, demonstrate the consequential impact that COVID-19 had on the ability to conduct investigations, advance criminal matters in the courts, and generate complaints into the agency.
Annual summary report on findings from all investigations, reviews, studies, audits and other activities of the DOC, including (a) a description of all significant findings from the investigations, reviews, studies, and audits conducted in the preceding year; (b) a description of the recommendations for corrective action made in the preceding year; (c) an identification of each recommendation described in previous annual reports on which corrective action has not been implemented or completed; and (d) the number of open investigations, reviews, studies, or audits that have been open, as of the close of the preceding calendar year, for a time period of (1) six months up to and including one year, (2) more than one year up to and including two years, (3) more than two years up to and including three years, and (4) more than three years
Report on the investigations and recommendations made in Calendar Year
2020 and the status of previously made recommendations that have not yet been fully adopted by the NYPD. It outlines those recommendations and analyzes the extent to which NYPD has adopted or rejected DOI's proposals for reform.
Report regarding public complaints received by the department for the preceding year, including the total number of complaints disaggregated by the mechanism through which the complaint was submitted and a summary of relevant outreach activities
In May 2020, a Minneapolis Police Officer killed George Floyd, an unarmed black man. As a result people across the country and New York City engaged in mass protests. Some protests triggered violent confrontations between police and protesters and allegations police used excessive tactics.
DOI, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Criminal Investigative Division and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of the Inspector General, launched a joint investigation into lead paint abatement practices at NYCHA.