Tag: NYPD

Archived: Implicit Bias Training for Police Gaining Attention

During the first presidential debate late last month, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton was asked whether she felt implicit bias was present among police. Her response: “I think implicit bias is a problem for everyone, not just police.” Clinton said if elected president she intends to implement implicit bias training for…

Archived: Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Gets Promoted

By Sheryl Estrada Amadou Diallo Four New York City police officers in plainclothes fired 41 shots at 22-year-old Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo in the vestibule of his apartment in Bronx, N.Y., on Feb. 4, 1999. Nineteen of the bullets hit him, and Diallo was killed. The officers, Sean Carroll, Richard…

Archived: Number of Black NYPD Officers Declines

Last week, New York swore in 678 new police recruits of which only 12 percent are Black. The last class of recruits sworn in was 17 percent Black, a more accurate representation of the city, which is 17.6 percent Black. Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton have been…