Rockland Sheriff Slated to Meet with Lawmakers Over Criminal Justice Reform

Rockland’s sheriff is looking to meet with area state lawmakers and local police chiefs to discuss the criminal justice reform package set to take effect in January. Sheriff Lou Falco is opposed to many of the laws that were passed along with the state budget earlier this year, and he’d like to find out if some of them can be changed…

Rockland and Westchester state senator David Carlucci has spoken to the sheriff about his concerns, and, like the sheriff, he thinks there are some reforms that do need to be made…

Western Ramapo and Orange County Assemblyman Karl Brabenec called the laws – quote – “one of the stupidest pieces of legislation this year” and last week he recited from a list of the charges he said would no longer require bail…

The Sheriff’s meeting with the lawmakers and police chiefs is set for next Wednesday.

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