Four police reform bills get NYC Council approval, with de Blasio’s NYPD overhaul debated

The City Council approved Thursday a number of long-sought police reforms in New York City, along with several resolutions seeking further changes from Albany.

Included among the approved bills was the prohibition of qualified immunity for police officers in New York City — the first American city to do so, according to City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

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