The Right To Know Act

Communities United for Police Reform, community members and advocates are calling for the passage of the Right to Know Act, a legislative package that aims to protect the civil and human rights of all New Yorkers while promoting communication, transparency & accountability in everyday interactions between the NYPD and the public.

Pictured: #RightToKnowAct lead sponsors NYC Council Members Antonio Reynoso & Ritchie Torres, Council Member Carlos Menchaca & CPR members.

Cop Watch NYC is a website to help citizens document police conduct and hold the police accountable.  The site provides quick access to important Cop Watch tips, resources, support and best practices for individuals, organizations and teams of community members who want to safely and legally conduct Cop Watch in their communities. is project of, in partnership with Communities United for Police Reform and Peoples' Justice for Community Control & Police Accountability

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Know Your Rights!

The first step in protecting your rights is knowing them! CPR has developed a brief booklet to help New Yorkers of all backgrounds understand their rights when interacting with the police.  Print copies are available through CPR member groups, or you can download it here.  


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.: Support for is growing. Council’s own supported policy last wk, joining , NYers.
May 23, 2016 - 9:16pm
.: Meaningful must bring police accountability. The is needed to protect NYers from police abuses.
May 23, 2016 - 9:01pm
RT : Tonight @ 9 on -> reviews bills to reduce penalties for low-level offenses like public urination+littering. Support reform?
May 23, 2016 - 8:57pm