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's Office of the Inspector General for the NYPD, Fifth Annual Report on investigations and recommendations made in Calendar Year 2018 to the NYC Police Department. In addition the Report updates the status of recommendations made previously that have not been fully adopted by the NYPD.
DOI Report finding deficiencies in how the NYPD tracks and review litigation data and trends. DOI issued report pursuant to a 2017 law passed by City Council (LL166 of 2017), and a follow-up to DOI's April 2015 report on the use of data from lawsuits involving NYPD to improve policing.