City councilwoman announces Community Power Act during rally for police accountability in NYPD

On March 24, activists and elected officials congregated within City Hall Park where they rallied for more police accountability using the Community Power Act.

New York City Councilmember Inez Barron met with several demonstrators near the Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain in City Hall Park to announce the Community Power Act, a bill that will establish the first-ever NYC Campaign for an Elected Civilian Review Board (ECRB).  This initiative is said to create an unbiased and independent sector that could discipline NYPD officers and provide justice for communities that have been unfairly treated.  According to Barron and other attendees, the current Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) does not provide accountability for NYPD’s transgressions.

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