Police brutality

The announcement follows a year-long Gothamist/WNYC series investigating allegations of police corruption and brutality in the small, majority-Black Westchester County city.
Protesters chanted “This is what community looks like!” and “We stand with Kenosha.”
De Blasio said, "This verdict is disgusting and it sends a horrible message to this country."
“Cascading collective trauma,” propelled by repeated police shootings, the 24-hour news cycle and social media, pushes against our ability to find closure and mentally heal.
New York City’s police oversight agency has released its first public database on NYPD misconduct records, following an order from a federal appeals court.
As the department faces growing pressure to revamp its protest policing, the rise of the Strategic Response Group could prove instructive.
"This is your last chance otherwise pepper spray is going in your eyeballs," a female cop told the girl.
“They need to try something different this time if they're actually going to stand up against this kind of egregious misconduct.”
"Why are we spending all this money arresting people and dismissing it the next day but for the fact that we’re trying to discourage people from engaging in First Amendment activity?"
At least 29 people were arrested and multiple protesters were hospitalized on Monday night after the NYPD broke up a Black Lives Matter march held in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
In a scathing complaint filed in federal court on Thursday, James detailed months of "illegal and harmful" conduct by NYPD officers in the wake of George Floyd's killing.
The arrest could pose one of the first major tests of contentious chokehold ban passed by the City Council in the aftermath of Floyd's death.
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