From The Crime Report:

Jennvine Wong, staff attorney for CAP, told Gothamist that she expects the tool will also be helpful for researchers doing criminal justice work and reporters as a one-stop resources for records that are usually spread across multiple data sources. Jillian Snider, a former NYPD officer and professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, warns that the tool could instead make policing more difficult. “I’m more fearful that cops will hesitate to take necessary action out of fear that they will be completely scrutinized and portrayed that what they did was wrong and unjustifiable,” Snider said.

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