Assembly Passes Legislation Creating Office of Special Investigation, Ensuring Independent Investigation of Deaths in Law Enforcement Custody

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 06/10/2020 - 16:57

Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember N. Nick Perry today announced that the Assembly passed legislation to create the Office of Special Investigation that would investigate and, when warranted, prosecute when a person dies in law enforcement custody or after an encounter with a police officer or certain peace officers (A.1601-C, Perry).

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