NYC BY THE NUMBERS: There are just a few weeks left in FY 2021 and the police department is on pace to spend less on overtime than it has in recent years. But how much less and what are the prospects for reduced spending in the years ahead?
We often get questions about NYPD overtime spending. So here's an update: In a 2-week period roughly since antiracism protests began, NYC spent $115 million on police overtime, over 4X spent in same period last year.
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.
This document is the finalized version of a draft "Discipline Matrix" that the Police Department posted to its website for public comment. The discipline matrix provides an overview of the goals of internal discipline, defines presumptive penalties, and outlines aggravating/minimizing factors