NYPD Protest Response

The Attorney General’s Office is charged with investigating New York Police Department’s (NYPD’s) response to recent protests, including any allegations of misconduct. If you have information related to this investigation, please continue to our online form. Depending on your responses, we may contact you for further information. Unless required under court order or otherwise by law, we will not share your contact information outside of the Attorney General’s Office.


NYPD Protest Response Form

Preliminary Report on Investigation into NYPD Interactions with Protesters

Attorney General Letitia James’ Virtual Public Hearings on
Police and Public Interactions During Protests
in the Wake of George Floyd’s Death

As part of this investigation into interactions between NYPD officers and civilians during recent protests following the killing of George Floyd, Attorney General James, joined by special advisors to the investigation, former United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch and founding Director of New York University Policing Project Barry Friedman, held a virtual public hearing on June 17 and June 18 to examine the nature and details of these interactions.

Members of the public, government officials, and community leaders were invited to provide written and oral testimony. In total, there were more than 300 submitted pieces of written testimony and 17 hours of oral testimony from individuals present at protests, elected officials, legal groups, and community organizations. There were 52 speakers on the first day of the hearing, including 20 members of the public, 17 government officials, and 15 community organizations. The second day of the hearing saw 48 speakers, with 44 members of the public, two government officials, a community organization, and a law enforcement organization.

Video Archive

Watch video archive of public hearing on Wednesday, June 17

Watch video archive of public hearing on Thursday, June 18

Watch video archive of NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea on Monday, June 22

Written Testimony

View archive of written testimony

Public Notice Archive

View Public notice for the virtual public hearing on Wednesday, June 17

View Public notice for the virtual public hearing on Thursday, June 18