The New York City Police Department Office of Inspector General has released its first annual report since the office was created in 2013. The report found that 150 complaints were received by the department in 2014. Of the 150 complaints, 93 were referred to other departments including NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau and Civilian Complaint Review Board. 50 of the remaining complaints were closed because “no further action was warranted.”
Many of the leaders involved in the set up of the office are pleased with the work the agency is doing. Some councilmen would like to see more independence between the office and the NYPD. In addition to the Annual Report, the OIG intends to release four more reports this year on specific investigations into the NYPD.
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