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
James Frascatore, the plainclothes NYPD officer who tackled retired tennis star James Blake to the ground outside of his midtown hotel on Wednesday afternoon and handcuffed him without explantation, has a lengthy record of civilian complaints, according to a WNYC police misconduct investigation from last winter. [ more › ]
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...
The New York Times reports that the Department of Defense Inspector General Office is investigating complaints from at least one civilian Defense Intelligence Agency analyst that military officials provided overly-optimistic intelligence...Show More Summary
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 › ]
Since the United Nations established a peacekeeping force in the strife-torn Central African Republic last year, civilians in that country have lodged at least 13 complaints of sexual abuse against peacekeepers. Just last week, three U.N. soldiers were accused of raping two women and a child. Earlier...
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 complaint stating that civilian and military lawyers are being diagnosed with cancer at alarming rates is calling for the Guantanamo Bay detention camp to be tested for carcinogens and have personnel from the facilities evacuated.
The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there. At least seven civilians and military members who...
The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there. 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.
From 2009 to 2013, the civilian police oversight board received roughly 1,000 chokehold complaints and substantiated nine incidents in which chokeholds were used against citizens. But in 2014 alone, the board found that chokeholds were used at least six times, and last month they documented a seventh. [ more › ]