CJ Griffin, Director of the Justice Gary S. Stein Public Interest Center at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, was quoted in NJ.com article, “N.J. police unions say plan to name disciplined cops will place a ‘scarlet letter' on officers.” The article discusses challenges by several police unions to the Attorney General’s recent directives that require disclosure of the names of all police officers who receive major discipline.
Transparency helps cops too, said CJ Griffin, on behalf of the National Coalition of Latino Officers and the Law Enforcement Action Partnership. Knowing who received major discipline would help flag if minorities or women were more likely to be punished, she said.
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