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New bill would require the city's government watchdog agency to track if agencies follow recommendations for reform after probes


Added 02-10-19 08:13:02pm EST - “Councilman Ritchie Torres (D-Bronx) will introduce legislation this week to make the Department of Investigation publicly track whether city agencies it investigates actually follow the recommendations it issues after probes.” - Nydailynews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nydailynews.com: “New bill would require the city’s government watchdog agency to track if agencies follow recommendations for reform after probes - NY Daily News”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A new bill would require the city’s government watchdog agency to keep watching even when its investigations are done.

Councilman Ritchie Torres (D-Bronx) will introduce legislation this week to make the Department of Investigation publicly track whether city agencies it investigates actually follow the recommendations it issues after probes.

“In a world of bureaucratic A.D.D., which affects all of us in government, I worry about a hit-and-run dynamic,” Torres told the Daily News.

The recommendations are issued by DOI at the end of its often-scathing reports outlining problems — and the targeted agencies often agree to them. But beyond that, there’s little follow-up, Torres said.

Torres said follow-up investigations by DOI into the Department of Corrections on security failures at jails and the hiring of correction officers with red flags in their past found the department had failed to implement recommended reforms, resulting in the problems continuing.

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