e see de Blasio as more vulnerable on policing from the left than the right -- activists have questioned the scale of de Blasio's reform of the NYPD, attacked him for a lack of transparency and accountability at the NYPD, and long-time policing reformer Robert Gangi, executive director of Police Ref
Date: Mar 29, 2017
William Bratton on leaving NYPD: 'Thanks for the extraordinary privilege'
But Brattons emphasis on quality-of-life enforcement, his keeping Pantaleo on the force on modified status and other issues have turned off some vocal critics like Robert Gangi, head of the Police Reform Organizing Project.
Date: Sep 16, 2016
NY looks at prison reforms after spectacular escape
"The politicians in a situation like this will feel the need or the pressure to huff and puff," said Robert Gangi, who for 29 years headed the Correctional Association of New York that advocates for prisoners' rights. "And they'll put in place policies as if they are punitive and severe as if that w
Date: Jun 29, 2015
Protests likely to accelerate retreat from tough police tactics of the 1990s
Crime has gone down in every large urban area in the country, including places that havent practiced zero tolerance or broken windows policing, said Robert Gangi, director of the Police Reform Organizing Project in New York.
Date: May 03, 2015
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton To Critics: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'
Robert Gangi, director of an advocacy group called the Police Reform Organizing Project, said Wednesday that cops are only rewarded for ticketing and arresting people -- not for handing out warnings and admonitions.
On specific cuts, Cuomo also has support from the other side of the spectrum. Robert Gangi, the executive director of the Correctional Association of New York State, cheered Cuomo's call for cutting at least 3,500 prison beds for a savings of $72 million next year. Cuomo, says Gangi, "has initiated, in effect, a new era of prison policy for New York that could very well provide a model for other fiscally challenged states across the country." Cuomo also calls for shaving 400 beds from the state'