Community Liaison Position Description
The United States District Court of the Southern District of New York is requiring the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to implement a series of reforms in connection with its stop, question, and frisk policing and trespass enforcement practices as the result of three lawsuits against the City and the NYPD ( Floyd v.
As a part of the Monitor’s role in overseeing the remedial process, it is critical that community members and organizations have an opportunity to provide input and feedback regarding their perspectives and experiences with the NYPD and its members as they relate to stop, question, and frisk policing and trespass enforcement practices, including any instances of racial bias.
Liaison, who will engage with the City’s communities to obtain input and feedback on the NYPD’s stop, question, and frisk policing and trespass enforcement practices, and work with the Monitor and the Parties to ensure that community members’ voices are heard and that the community’s feedback is considered in implementing the necessary Court-ordered reforms.
Conduct outreach and increase community engagement by offering community members greater access to information and more opportunities to be heard regarding the NYPD’s stop, question, and frisk policing and trespass enforcement practices and the Monitorship.
Hear the concerns of City residents about the NYPD’s stop, question, and frisk policing and trespass enforcement practices, including about racial bias in street encounters and trespass enforcement, assess them, and communicate them to the Monitor.
Learn about the ongoing experience of City residents with the NYPD and its officers so that the Monitor Team and the Court can be informed from the public’s perspective as to whether the NYPD and the City are achieving compliance with the Court-ordered requirements of the cases.
The Community Liaison must live in or be willing to move to the New York City area upon hiring but will not be expected to report to any physical office or location.
The NYPD Monitorship is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and city laws, does not discriminate on the basis of: sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions); sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; race; creed; color; religion; political affiliation; national origin; alienage or citizenship status; ancestry; age; marital status or partnership status; caregiver status; family responsibilities; disability; medical condition; personal appearance; genetic information; predisposing genetic characteristics; military or veteran status; status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, and sex offenses; arrest or conviction record; pending cases; cannabis use; consumer credit history; salary or pay history; unemployment status; or on any other basis prohibited by law.
Work Location: Remote