An NYPD report quietly confirms a whistleblower’s quota claims

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Graham Rayman of the Village Voice gets his hands on a 95-page report the NYPD conducted, but never released publicly, confirming a whistleblower's claim that his precinct in Brooklyn was ordering officers to hit quotas and under-report crimes.

Among the incidents not properly accounted for, according to the report, were the beating of a Chinese-food delivery man robbed at gun point, a cab driver robbed at gun point, and two women who were beaten in separate events.

Rayman says that the department sat on this report while the whistleblower was retaliated against and discredited by other members of the NYPD. Why did the police allow that to happen when they had proof he was correct? Rayman says the NYPD repeatedly declined to comment.

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