The New York City mayor shared guidelines that require NYPD to make disciplinary and misconduct records, as well as documents related to subsequent proceedings, publicly accessible.
The NYPD will be required to release footage from body-worn cameras within 30 days of an incident involving officers discharging a firearm or using force when it results in death or serious bodily harm.
The cities of Los Angeles and New York announced steep cuts to their police department budgets, amid pressure over nationwide protests of police brutality against African Americans and other minority groups.
"We are lifting the curfew, effective immediately. Yesterday and last night we saw the very best of our city," de Blasio wrote on Twitter Sunday morning.
"The NYPD is exactly the wrong agency to be endowed with the critical task of safeguarding our rights as New Yorkers," Comptroller Scott Stringer said.
"Our office has a moral imperative to enact public policies which assure all New Yorkers that in our justice system and our society, black lives matter and police violence is a crime," the D.A.'s Office said Friday.
The Change.org petition created almost a year ago has been revived amid protests against police brutality in New York City.
One Minneapolis group sent Newsweek an unpublished, 19-page document with recommendations, including requiring police to carry their own professional liability insurance, robust civilian oversight of police, and a disciplinary reset mechanism.
Protesters trying to cross the Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn were turned back by police. There were also isolated reports of looting as a curfew was implemented for the second night in a row.
"At this time, regular days off for full duty uniformed members of the service are cancelled," a spokesperson for the NYPD told Newsweek on Tuesday.
"We can't let violence undermine the message of this moment," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday. "It is too important and the message must be heard."
The demonstrators crowded together at Brooklyn' Barclays Center, where over 200 arrests were made by the New York City Police Department following violent clashes.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city would "restart smart" with significant testing and contact tracing.
Despite media efforts to obfuscate, Florida's Republican governor has handled the coronavirus better than New York's Democratic governor.
"The video out of Central Park is racism, plain and simple. She called the police BECAUSE he was a Black man. Even though she was the one breaking the rules. She decided he was the criminal and we know why," De Blasio wrote on his Twitter account. "This kind of hatred has no place in our city."
The NYPD recently dispersed a school with 60+ students who were meeting in secret, but data shows that officers have been targeting Black and Hispanic residents the most.
The Capitol Region is joining six other regions in New York state's four-phase reopening.
"Our goal is to continue to build that rapidly," Mayor Bill de Blasio said of New York City's testing capacity Sunday.
The number of New Yorkers unable to afford adequate food is projected to double to 2 million, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The streets of America's busiest city have seen the number of pedestrian-related traffic fatalities plummet to an all-time low, a result of the city-imposed lockdown imposed in March to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus
"To every parent out there: early detection is the key to fighting this," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote on Twitter Sunday.
New Yorkers can obtain free face coverings at more than 50 sites located throughout the city's five boroughs.
In addition to New York, the coalition includes New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
"The truth of the matter is the guy's an idiot. He has no idea what he's doing," Mullins said of the mayor. "He's embarrassed and he thinks he's taken a hardcore approach."
"I have instructed the NYPD to proceed immediately to summons or even arrest those who gather in large groups," de Blasio said.
Critics worry that a large scale gathering could risk a new coronavirus outbreak or that city funds could be better used.
The men, aged between 42 and 70, were found dead at the Hilton Garden Inn in Midtown Manhattan over the weekend.
Cuomo did not appear to be in full agreement with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Saturday, after the latter announced citywide school closures through the end of the academic year.