police misconduct

Most police departments in the United States employ constitutionally questionable policies prohibiting their officers from expressing concerns publicly on social media about misconduct, according to a new study by Frank D. LoMonte, former director of the¬†Brechner Freedom of Information Project¬†at the University of Florida, and UF Levin College of Law…

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Posted: May 9, 2024

Under a newly enacted state law, long-secret police personnel files and misconduct complaints are now a matter of public record in New York, home to the nation’s largest police force. The Brechner Center is partnering with MuckRock, a nonprofit transparency and investigative-reporting organization, to secure as many of those records…

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Posted: June 16, 2020