New York Attorney General Seeks To End "Blanket Defense" For Police Use Of Force
James announced legislation on Friday aimed at establishing more stringent use-of-force guidelines for all law enforcement officers across the state.
May 21, 2021 3:43 PM
A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded
"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protesters."
Jun 22, 2020 11:19 AM
Cop Who Tackled James Blake Testifies That He Wanted To Maintain 'Element Of Surprise'
Office James Frascatore maintained that he handled the botched arrest correctly, citing safety concerns as a justification for the tackle and for not immediately identifying himself as a cop.
Updated: Sep 20, 2017 4:17 PM
Leaked Disciplinary Records Reveal Cop Who Killed Ramarley Graham Had Six Complaints
Last week, records for the cop who killed Eric Garner were leaked.
Updated: Dec 15, 2017 12:24 PM
City Council Bills Requiring NYPD To Document Use Of Force Are "Toothless," Critics Say
"This critical moment demands immediate, real change, not incremental steps," said NYCLU Advocacy Director Johanna Miller.
Updated: Apr 5, 2018 12:34 PM
NYPD Officers Allegedly Threw Pregnant Woman To The Ground & Called Her A "Fat Bastard"
She's accusing the NYPD of race-based discrimination, excessive force, and unlawful arrest.
Updated: Jul 5, 2016 3:49 PM
Family Of Man Who Died After Being Tasered By NYPD Sues For $25 Million
"He had 30 cuts on his body from the saw, had been tasered multiple times, and was handcuffed. A person in that situation will have high heart rate."
Updated: Mar 16, 2016 4:43 PM
Thousands Of Cops Now Packing Triple-Strength Pepper Spray
And it's still not the strongest spray on the market.
Updated: Jan 27, 2016 5:09 PM
New Legislation Would Require NYPD To Monitor Officers "Prone To Aggressive Acts"
But it would still be up to the NYPD how to discipline and retrain "overly-aggressive police officers."
Updated: Sep 22, 2015 11:16 AM
Report: "Video Is Changing Everything" In Complaints Against NYPD
"No longer is the lion's share of cases 'he said/she said.'"
Updated: Sep 8, 2015 1:36 PM
Video: Cop Beats Alleged Fare Beater With Nightstick
This video was shot moments after the suspect, 20-year-old Donovan Lawson, attempted to fare-beat at the Myrtle Avenue-Broadway JMZ station yesterday just before 8 p.m.
Updated: Nov 21, 2014 12:53 PM
84-Year-Old Bloodied By Cops Hopes Jaywalking Charges Will Be Dropped
His son said the elderly man 'isn't a criminal, he is the victim here.'
Updated: Mar 12, 2014 6:18 PM
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