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Feds close 14-year probe of Schenectady police

Justice officials say pattern of abuse corrected

Schenectady police investigate the death of Mary Greco, 84, whose bhody was discovered in the lower apartment at 1404 Stanford St. on Tuesday morning.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Schenectady police investigate the death of Mary Greco, 84, whose bhody was discovered in the lower apartment at 1404 Stanford St. on Tuesday morning.
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The Schenectady Police Department has corrected a pattern of abusing residents and violating their civil rights, according to the U.S. Justice Department. For more than 14 years, the Justice Department has kept open a probe of the police, but there has been little action in years. For at least the past five years, Justice Department officials have refused to comment on whether they were even continuing to monitor the department. But this year, police leaders ...


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wmarincic
January 3, 2013
8:32 p.m.

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I don't even know where to begin with this story. Rather than tear this thing apart, I will say that Ms. Moore should really take a look at the things that she writes about the SPD, that her bias shows and she doing a diservice not only the SPD and it's officers but also the city and it's taxpayers.

mezz3131
January 3, 2013
10:23 p.m.
(Comment was removed by moderator for not meeting the Daily Gazette's community standards.)
CalvinHobbes
January 4, 2013
7:06 a.m.

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In the interest of journalistic integrity, I would like to know the specific nature of the injuries the "badly beaten" suspect endured that led to the termination of two officers.

cfield
January 4, 2013
7:07 a.m.

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An article that should have focused on progress - used to re- post every negative thing that happened at the PD. Not to downplay the misdeeds, but there are some inaccuracies. A one-note reporter, with a talent for inaccuracy.

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