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Law enforcement members across New York calling for bail reform

Oneida County sheriff and president of the New York State Sheriff's Association Rob Maciol released a statement on the measure.

Posted: Mar 28, 2019 5:55 PM

District attorneys, chiefs of police, and sheriffs across New York state are calling for bail reform.

The proposed reform means releasing those who commit misdemeanors or non-violent felonies and who pose little or no flight risk, which would be decided on case-by-case basis.

Oneida County sheriff and president of the New York State Sheriff's Association Rob Maciol said:

"We are supportive of some modifications to our current bail system. We believe that this is an appropriate path forward on bail reform, and while we still believe that New York is as safe as it's ever been under the existing bail system, we agree that there is always room for improvement, for us as law enforcement officials, and for the communities we serve."

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