Four New York City Council members sued the city today over the handling of Occupy Wall Street protestors, claiming the police used excessive force and should be subject to an outside monitor. The city and the Police Department made false arrests and violated the free-speech rights of protestors and journalists last year, 15 people including… Continue reading » Follow Dealbreaker on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.
New York police officers are being investigated over allegations they have used excessive force against Occupy Wall Street protesters.A video, taped last Friday, has given grounds for one of the inquiries. An officer, thought to be... Read Post
Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use of force and inadequate accountabili... Read Post