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Disability Rights Advocates: Judge Finds NYPD Liable, Must Provide People With Disabilities Access to Police Stations

Feb 06, 2020 - Targeted News Service
Partnership Announcement

Disability Rights Advocates issued the following news release:

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- Ruling affirms and holds NYPD accountable for broad inaccessibility of police precinct stations

- Police department must include disability community as it works to eliminate barriers

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A federal judge has issued a major ruling holding the New York City Police Department (NYPD) liable for discrimination against people with disabilities by shutting them out of police precincts.

"In the t...