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Ifill Comments on NYPD Preliminary Settlement to Reform Stop and Frisk Policies

Thursday, January 8, 2015

In the  New York Daily News, LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill comments on the preliminary settlement in which the New York Police Department agrees  "to reform police training and guidelines for encounters with residents and visitors in public housing:"

“Public housing residents and their visitors, the vast majority of whom are people of color, deserve safety, as well as the courtesy and respect of the law enforcement officers who are sworn to serve and protect them,” said Sherrilyn Ifill of the Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Read the full article here.