The Police Benevolent Association will appeal a federal judge’s ruling of Feb. 7 that concerns New York City police actions during a public protest. Stipulations on conduct, in an agreement by the city, the Legal Aid Society, the New York Civil Liberties Union and others on Sept. 5, restricts particular behaviors of officers, including requiring a lesser number of officers to initially be deployed to these protests, and that they be trained in facilitating First Amendment rights. De-escalation must also be prioritized. But the PBA says the agreement was “dangerous and misguided.”

Read the full story by Richard Khavkine for The Chief-Leader, published March 7, 2024, here:,52064


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