Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: NYPD

Retired NYPD cop convicted of assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

The charge of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon carries a statutory maximum of 20 years in federal prison.

A police car hit a kid on Halloween 2019. The NYPD...

Civilian investigators found that officers engaged in serious misconduct, including hitting one boy with a car, pointing a gun at another and wrongly arresting three teens. Then the NYPD intervened.

Judge says NYPD illegally withheld footage in police shootings

A New York state judge said the NYPD was operating in “bad faith” when it denied requests to release body-worn camera footage from the killing of Kawaski Trawick.

Former NY police chief charged and 3 officers suspended

“It appears that GPD responding officers and others may not have responded appropriately.”

NYPD cops arrested on bribery charges

If convicted, the defendants face up to five years in prison.

Court refuses reinstatement for ex-NYPD cop who killed Eric Garner

“Today we provide the people of New York City an important tool for accountability when law enforcement violates their rights.”

Over 700 complaints about NYPD officers abusing Black Lives Matter protesters,...

Emails show New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board leaders discouraged staff from confronting the NYPD about a lack of cooperation on abuse investigations.

Retired NYPD cop charged with assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

A retired New York Police Department (NYPD) officer and former Marine was charged Tuesday for his participation in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.

New York City council proposes sweeping NYPD reforms

The council has announced a package of bills to reshape the NYPD and improve officer accountability. A City Council member cited a “direct line” from ProPublica’s coverage to the proposals.

“Nobody” hurt, “just a perp,” say officers after NYPD shot and...

The comments were captured in body-worn camera footage the NYPD recently disclosed, 20 months after Kawaski Trawick was shot in his apartment while holding a bread knife.

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We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.