Police justified cops’ excessive use of force against a Brooklyn state pol during a protest after the murder of George Floyd two years ago. But state Sen. Zellnor Myrie testified that the officer in question used excessive force.
Election Day came and went and everything was pretty predictable: Gov. Hochul, a Democrat, and Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Long Island) won their respective primaries. And there were few upsets in the Assembly, as the Times reported. So let's get to the important news from yesterday:
Transit agencies can move from a policing model that seeks to detain, arrest, and imprison people to a system that carefully considers accessibility, affordability, mental health, public health, reentry, safety, and healing. Here's how.