During a Day of Protests Without Arrests, Politicians Join in Call For Police Reform
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During a Day of Protests Without Arrests, Politicians Join in Call For Police Reform

On the second day without curfew, as thousands gathered in Houston, Texas to mourn the death of George Floyd, protesters once again took to the streets of New York City yesterday to call for an end to police brutality. A movement that was initially marked by clashes with the NYPD has in its second week become more multifaceted, with increasingly strident demands and the support of politicians citywide. As of Tuesday morning, the NYPD reported that there had been no arrests Monday night.

At 2pm, City Council member Inez Barron and her husband, New York State Assembly member Charles Barron, held a press conference at One Police Plaza, the headquarters of the NYPD, to call for an end to the Civilian Complaint Review Board. The CCRB, the oversight agency for the NYPD, they…

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