Two cops abused their authority during the arrest of NBA player Thabo Sefolosha, the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board found.
Unsurprising, but still worth noting: The ubiquity of surveillance and cell-phone cameras is making it much easier to prove when the police have done something wrong.In a newly released report, the Civilian Complaint Review Board — the agency tasked with investigating allegations of NYPD misconduct — announced that it substantiated... More »
A police watchdog panel in New York City has ruled the officers who arrested retired tennis player James Blake as part of a credit card fraud sting used excessive force. The Civilian Complaint Review Board, a watchdog agency for the NYPD, conducted an investigation and substantiated the claims made by the 35-year-old athlete, who was apprehended […]
An NYPD captain pleaded guilty before the Civilian Complaint Review Board on Thursday to pointing his gun at two innocent boys as they were playing tag on their Brooklyn block...
An independent investigation by the Civilian Complaint Review Board determined that the NYPD used excessive force when officers wrongly arrested former tennis player James Blake in September while conducting a credit card fraud sting. Read more...
The Civilian Complaint Review Board, an independent city agency that assesses claims of police misconduct, has substantiated an excessive force claim filed against Officer James Frascatore, who tackled retired tennis star James Blake to the ground in plainclothes last month. [ more › ]
An independent watchdog agency has confirmed James Blake's claim of mistreatment at the hands of the NYPD. The Civilian Complaint Review Board recommended that Officer James Frascatore be suspended or dismissed for using excessive force in his arrest of the ex-tennis pro. However, the recommendation is just that: advisory. Commissioner... More »
Tennis star James Blake says New York City's police watchdog has substantiated a complaint against officers Blake said tackled him during a mistaken arrest. Blake filed a complaint with the Civilian Complaint Review Board against officers James Frascatore and Daniel Herzog, alleging they used excessive...
The Civilian Complaint Review Board substantiated the charge of excessive force against Officer James Frascatore and recommended departmental charges that can lead to suspension or dismissal.
There's probably not much the NYPD will like about the latest CCRB (Civilian Complaint Review Board) report, but then again, the CCRB isn't really there to serve up the sort of stuff it likes. What it will discover is that some formShow More Summary
VICE News is closely watching policing in America. Check out the Officer Involved blog here. For many years, New York's Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) — the agency that investigates complaints against NYPD officers — was a dysfunctional and notoriously inefficient kangaroo court that rarely reprimanded cops. Show More Summary
More cops are being nailed for misconduct or excessive force thanks to civilians armed with cellphones, according to a new report by the Civilian Complaint Review Board. The CCRB said...
A Staten Island judge has denied the Civilian Complaint Review Board's request for testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo?the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in Staten Island last summer. [ more › ]
Last Thursday, the Civilian Complaint Review Board ruled that four NYPD officers from Sunset Park's 72nd Precinct used excessive force last September when they violently arrested five residents, one of whom, Sandra Amezquita, was five months pregnant. Show More Summary
The NYPD sergeant who pushed a handcuffed 14-year-old through the window of a Bronx hookah bar could face disciplinary charges now that the Civilian Complaint Review Board has determined he used excessive force. Sgt. Eliezer Pabon nearly...Show More Summary
A Manhattan judge has ordered the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) to release the number of substantiated disciplinary complaints filed against Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold just over a year ago in Staten Island. [ more › ]
The Civilian Complaint Review Board argued in State Supreme Court on Friday that jury transcripts are needed to review police actions.
The Civilian Complaint Review Board is seeking the evidence and testimony presented to the grand jury
A former executive director of the Civilian Complaint Review Board who sued the city can move forward with her key claims.
The number of apparent false statements noted in a report by the Civilian Complaint Review Board has grown in an age of easy and widespread video and audio recording by civilians.