• Ithaca mayor is set to propose a plan to replace the city's police with a civilian-led agency, report says

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Svante Myrick, mayor of Ithaca, NY.
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    Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick plans to propose a plan to replace the city's police with a civilian-led agency, GQ reported.
    The plan was created as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order for New York cities to review their police departments.
    The proposal includes an agency with armed "public safety workers" and unarmed "community solution workers."
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