The New York Police Department has continued some of the most controversial elements of its nuisance abatement program.
The NYPD has begun nearly every nuisance abatement case by requesting an order locking the occupants out of their home.
Bratton defended the department's use of nuisance abatement actions, in response to an investigation that found many of the NYPD's targets were bodegas accused of selling alcohol to minors.
Mayor de Blasio commented for the first time on the NYPD’s use of the nuisance abatement law to boot hundreds of people from homes.
Mayor Bill de Blasio commented for the first time Monday on the Daily News/ProPublica’s investigation into the NYPD’s use of the nuisance abatement law to boot hundreds of people from homes, saying while he supports the underlying “...