Monday, April 16th, 2018

BuzzFeed News Releases Searchable Database of 1,800 NYPD Disciplinary Files

Today, BuzzFeed News made public a searchable database of the disciplinary records of 1,800 NYPD employees who faced departmental misconduct charges between 2011 and 2015.  BuzzFeed News says it has “determined that there is an overwhelming public interest in” the records, and has published them in searchable format.

You can find an article explaining the release, as well as a link to the database, here.

The database also is available here.

Earlier this year, BuzzFeed News published the results of its investigation, concluding that officers kept their jobs despite offenses like “lying to the grand jury” and “physically attacking innocent people.”  You can read BuzzFeed News’ report here.

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