Tag: police

Basic Services, Civil Service

NYC presses the state to approve line-of-duty benefits for police and other city employees who died from coronavirus

May 19, 2020


New York City is pressing the state to approve line-of-duty death benefits for the survivors of municipal employees who died while responding to the Covid-19 outbreak, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. “We’ll work with all of our partners in […]

Basic Services, Emergency Services

MPs slam Home Office over troubled Emergency Services Network programme

July 17, 2019

Via: ComputerWeekly

The Home Office project to build a new communications network for the emergency services faces “substantial levels of risk”, and further delays and cost increases are “inevitable”, according to a highly critical report by MPs. The Emergency Services Network (ESN) […]

Public Institutions, Public Works

New Oregon Law Aims to Shed Light on Police Bias in Traffic Stops

August 22, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Racial profiling in traffic enforcement is pervasive throughout America. Despite high-profile investigations that long ago revealed how law enforcement agencies intentionally target black and Latino drivers, racial bias in traffic stops persists. The racial disparities are also apparent in enforcement […]