NY Rolls Out Police Training Program



Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner William Bratton and other NYPD officials on Thursday unveiled a new, comprehensive three-day training program for recruits, current police officers and supervisors.

The program is part of a series of reforms to strengthen relations between the NYPD and the community in the wake of public outcry over the death of Eric Garner and other highly-publicized confrontations involving police nationwide.

“Fundamental questions are being asked and rightfully so,” de Blasio said.

The program is rolling out “as we speak” in a new facility in College Point, Queens, de Blasio said, and will be completed in June.

The program is part of a series of reforms creating “a momentum of change” on top of a revamped stop-and-frisk policy, decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, the roll out of body cameras, and the involvement of the Civilian Complaint Review Board and the attorney general, de Blasio said. Read more at Brooklyn Eagle.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. the new program most likely is asking the police to say please before they arrest a person, example please put down your gun and don’t shoot me or my fellow police, or please don’t rob that store because me may have to hurt you.