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[Daily News] Advocates and lawmakers rally to repeal law that lets cops hide misbehavior

A group of lawmakers and activists, including the mother of Sean Bell, rallied Tuesday for the full repeal of section 50-a of the state’s civil rights law, which prevents the release of disciplinary records of uniformed officers throughout the state.

“My son, Sean Bell, was killed by the NYPD in a hail of 50 bullets on his wedding night, yet none of the officers involved were ever held accountable,” said Valerie Bell, whose son was killed by NYPD officers in 2006. “Since then, I have dedicated myself to fighting for systemic change so that future families have a stronger chance at justice than my family did.”...

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