Niskayuna releases police reform recommendations

NISKAYUNA — A draft reform plan for the Niskayuna Police Department includes recommendations to ban chokeholds, require body cameras for officers and publish an annual use of force report. 

“It’s pretty comprehensive,” said Town Supervisor Yasmine Syed Tuesday. 

The plan, released early Tuesday afternoon, comes as Governor Andrew Cuomo’s April 1 executive order deadline on police reform nears and several months after protests over police brutality began over the killing of…

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