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State Attorney General Sends New Procedures for Police Killings to DAs

By Staff



Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent a letter to the state’s 62 district attorneys July 13, outlining what prosecutors are, and are not, able to do following the deaths of unarmed civilians which involve police.

Schniederman wrote the letter following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order last week, which allows the attorney general to step in as a special prosecutor in cases where police have killed citizens who were not considered armed and dangerous.

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