Wednesday, May 16, 2018

NYPD Officer Edwin Raymond on the Department's Quota System

This video was published on YouTube on November 20, 2017. 

NYPD officer Edwin Raymond describes his hopes of fixing the system from the inside by becoming a cop — and how his idealism was stamped out once he graduated from the academy and was forced to meet quotas. 

Director: Jenny Carchman 

"We Are Witnesses" is a portrait of crime and punishment in America. 

Source: The Marshall Project 

Note: Raymond and other NYPD officers are featured in the acclaimed documentary "Crime + Punishment", which exposes disturbing cases of corruption within the New York City Police Department.  

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