Cuomo's 'Reinvent Policing' Order Dodges Confrontation with Police Unions

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 08/20/2020 - 14:12

Governor Cuomo has ordered local governments to “reinvent” their police departments or risk losing state and federal funding, but the back-up guidance from Cuomo’s office sets up an arduous process that likely will conflict with other parts of state law.

To put it plainly, the guidance shows the state’s “New York Tough” governor won’t take on its police unions.