NYC, state lawmakers announce joint legislation to keep rogue New York cops from landing new law enforcement jobs
Police respond to a shooting on the subway station at 14th St. and 8th Ave. in Manhattan on Sunday, October 18, 2020. - Gina Lachman/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/New York Daily News/TNS

NEW YORK — City and state politicians announced plans Saturday for legislation that would permanently bar all police officers dismissed or forced to resign for disciplinary reasons from landing another law enforcement job anywhere in New York state. “These ‘wandering officers’ are twice as likely to commit physical and sexual misconduct,” said City Council Speaker Corey Johnson at the Harlem headquarters of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. “We simply cannot allow the hiring of bad apples and people convicted of crime,” he said. Johnson, joined by City Council member Francisco Mo...