Protect And Serve? NYPD Struggling To Police Itself

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Questions about the NYPD’s abilty to police itself are being raised after a host of criminal  incidents involving city officers were uncovered by outside agencies rather than the department’s Internal Affairs Bureau, the New York Times reports.

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Several prosecutors and former Internal Affairs supervisors and investigators cite a lack of oversight from the department’s anti-corruption program; as well as a lack of political will and support from city hall when it comes to pursuing such cases.

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