Unlike Teachers, Report Cards For Cops Are Off-Limits


Oh, what’s that? The NYPD denied another freedom of information request? You don’t say! City Limits has a piece today, pointing out that while the city seems glad to hand over teacher performance rankings (much to the teachers’ union chagrin, of course), an obscure law shields cops, firefighters, paramedics, and corrections and parole officers from the same kind of public records scrutiny. Rats!

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 25, 2011

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