CPR Announcements

September 27: Rally for NYPD Accountability & Community Safety

September 27 Rally Flyer

On Thursday, September 27 Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) member, supporter and partner organizations will hold an Advocacy Day at City Hall to highlight the harm that stop-and-frisk abuses and related discriminatory policing practices have on communities.  We will also be advocating for the passage of the Community Safety Act, a NYC Council legislative package reform package that aims to secure real NYPD accountability and transparency.

6/28/2012 - Joint Statement Regarding Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly’s Response to the Criticism of Stop-and-Frisk

Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) released the following joint statement today with 1199 SEIU, 32BJ SEIU, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund, and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

June 17, 2012 - CPR joined thousands for Father’s Day Silent March to End NYPD Racial Profiling and “Stop-and-Frisk” abuse

CPR Marching, photo by YR Kim
Close to 1,000 members and supporters of Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) joined thousands of other New Yorkers in the Father’s Day Silent March down Fifth Avenue to call for an end to racial profiling and stop-and-frisk abuses by the NYPD. The CPR contingent spanned over two blocks as we marched down Fifth Avenue, with members from throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

6/13/12: Press conference to introduce legislation for oversight of the NYPD

6/13/2012:  Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) will be joining Council Members Jumaane Williams and Brad Lander and a diverse group of organizations today to announce the introduction of legislation to reform oversight of the NYPD. The landmark legislation would establish independent oversight of the police department by creating an Inspector General for the police department. The Office of the Inspector General would have subpoena power and all authority necessary to conduct reviews of police policies, practices, programs and operations.

June 17th, 3pm: Father's Day Silent March to End Racial Profiling & Stop-and-Frisk Abuses

Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) is joining the NAACP, National Action Network, 1199 SEIU and over 200 other community, labor and faith organizations on Father's Day, to march down 5th Avenue and call for an end to racial profiling and the massive expansion of stop-and-frisk abuses by the NYPD. Join tens of thousands of New Yorkers, as we shine a national spotlight on NYPD discriminatory policies and practices, like stop-and-frisk abuses.

CPR's Week of Action starts February 26: Stepping Up Resistance to Police Violence

Communities United for Police Reform will be launching our campaign with events around New York City, taking our message to City Hall, and to the communities most intensely targeted by these profoundly unfair policing practices. All listed events are free, some have pre-registration or other specific requirements. For general information about the week: justice [at] changethenypd.org