The Education of Edwin Raymond

Number 27943
Subject Police
Source New York Times Magazine/The Investigative Fund
State
Year 2016
Publication Date Feb. 18th, 2016
Summary For a cover story in the New York Times Magazine, Investigative Fund reporter Saki Knafo uses exclusive, secretly recorded audio from one officer, Edwin Raymond, to expose the NYPD’s rigid insistence on fulfilling arrest quotas — and the racial biases behind them — despite public denials that such a quota system exists. The story sparked a follow-up investigation by NBC New York and coverage by several other outlets. Ultimately, the story resulted in the promotion of the whistleblowing officer.
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Keywords arrest; quotas; race; bias; nypd
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