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.
An NYPD officer who was accused of using "potentially deadly force" while beating and shoving a 24-year-old art student for urinating on a building in 2012 has been docked 10 vacation days, after the Civilian Complaint Review Board found the cop violated police rules. [ more › ]
The NYPD's Civilian Complaint Review Board is duking it out in court with City Controller Scott Stringer.
German Lopez voxplains a new set of findings: The report, by the NYPD inspector general, looked at 10 cases involving chokeholds between 2009 and 2014. The Civilian Complaint Review Board recommended the most serious penalty in nine of 10 cases, but the NYPD reduced the punishment to lesser penalties — or none at all — […]
The City Council ordered the Police Department's inspector general to investigate how the NYPD deals with abusive police conduct and expanded the Civilian Complaint Review Board. John King Jr., the... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Civilian Review Complaint Board (CCRB), the city agency that oversees complaints of police brutality, launched a new online mapping feature that allows NYers to see the number of complaints filed against the police, per week and by type. Show More Summary
The Civilian Complaint Review Board and the NYPD are moving to both clarify the definition of a banned chokehold and to reinforce that cops may use the maneuver only in life-threatening circumstances.
The definition of chokehold has become so narrow in recent years that the Civilian Complaint Review Board, which reviews allegations of police brutality, has miscategorized at least 156 allegations of chokeholds as a justifiable "use...Show More Summary
The city's Civilian Complaint Review Board said that chokehold complaints against police spiked from July 2013 through June 2014, and that offenders often go unpunished. New York City's five district... To view the full story, click the title link.
Lynch: Richard Emery, the Civilian Complaint Review Board’s newly appointed chairman, seems to have a firm grasp of how his organization rates with New York City police officers.
The city's Civilian Complaint Review Board said that allegations of police chokeholds have been undercounted. Federal budget cuts have left the city's Section 8 voucher program for affordable housing... To view the full story, click the title link.
Commissioner Bill Bratton, Mayor de Blasio's choice to lead the NYPD to a new age of transparency and discipline, turned away 25% of police misconduct findings by the Civilian Complaint Review Board, opting to ignore their recommendations for disciplining misbehaving officers. Show More Summary
In his second public meeting yesterday as chairman of the body tasked with investigating police misconduct, Richard Emery spoke frankly about how deeply flawed the Civilian Complaint Review Board really is. “It’s the very regrettable Vietnam metaphor,” Emery said. Show More Summary