Cop who blew lid off quo­tas leav­ing NYPD

New York Daily News - - NEWS - Rocco Parascandola and Gra­ham Rayman

WHISTLE­BLOW­ING Of­fi­cer Adrian School­craft’s saga is fi­nally over — he filed for re­tire­ment Mon­day, ac­cord­ing to po­lice sources.

School­craft (photo inset) se­cretly recorded his com­mand­ing of­fi­cers in Brook­lyn’s 81st Precinct for two years, and col­lected ev­i­dence of ar­rest quo­tas and fudged stats.

School­craft said his fel­low cops re­tal­i­ated against him for blow­ing the whis­tle and got him un­law­fully thrown in a Ja­maica Hos­pi­tal psych ward.

He sued, and re­cently set­tled his claim against the NYPD for about $1.1 mil­lion. His claim against Ja­maica Hos­pi­tal was set­tled as well.

A fed­eral judge in a land­mark stop-and-frisk case called School­craft’s record­ings “smok­ing gun ev­i­dence” that po­lice were racially pro­fil­ing and vi­o­lat­ing New York­ers’ civil rights. The case, Floyd vs. City of New York, led to the cre­ation of the in­spec­tor gen­eral’s of­fice to oversee the NYPD.

“What hap­pened to (School­craft) shouldn’t hap­pen to any­one. I hope he finds a way to move on,” Jonathan Moore, the lawyer in the Floyd case, said.

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