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Communities United for Police Reform Responds to Speaker Mark-Viverito’s State of the City Address

For immediate release: February 11, 2015
Contact: Mandela Jones 914.610.0942 press@changethenypd.org

New York, NY -  In response to Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s State of the City address, Communities United for Police Reform released the following statement from spokesperson Priscilla Gonzalez:

To Shape National Agenda, Communities United for Police Reform Offers Testimony to President Obama on How to Improve Police Policy and Oversight in the 21st Century

For Immediate Release: January 30, 2015
Media Contact: Dan Morris. 917.952.8920

Cincinnati, OH— On Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31, leaders of Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) join numerous advocates and leaders to submit testimony to President Obama’s administration on how to reform police policy and oversight, especially in large urban areas like New York City.

CPR Statement re: Deaths of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu & Rafael Ramos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 20, 2014


Communities United for Police Reform released the following statement tonight on the deaths of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos:

“Today, it was reported that two NYPD officers were killed by a man who earlier in the day seriously injured a young woman in Baltimore, and who killed himself after shooting the officers. We express our condolences to the families of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, as well as to the woman reported to be his former girlfriend who was shot earlier today.

NYPD Reform Advcates and New York City Council Members Announce New Legislation to Improve Communication between Police and Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Contact: Dan Morris, 917-952-8920, press@changethenypd.org

The Right to Know Act, new commonsense legislation introduced in the City Council, will improve communication between police officers and residents, and defuse conflict before it escalates. It is designed to rebuild trust between communities of color and the NYPD.

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