Published: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 3:56 PM Updated: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 3:58 PMNEW YORK -- New York City police officers who patrol public housing are being retrained to avoid improper stops after an increase in complaints by residents.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly ordered about 2,000 housing bureau and patrol officers to get training on legal standards governing stops at New York City Housing Authority locations. That's after an increase in residents who complained they were being wrongly stopped.
The training should be completed by the end of November.
The civilian review board is an independent city agency. It receives and investigates complaints from the public about certain forms of suspected police misconduct.