No one knows why this 1994 clip of the ABC sitcom Family Matters started making rounds on the internet this summer. But many people have pointed to it as a sad reminder of how long black communities have been targeted for police harassment, and how long it’s been a such a big part of our national consciousness that pop culture reflected it. Show More Summary
Both an auditor, actively involved in internal affairs cases, and a civilian review panel have the support of both Fairfax supervisors and the police chief.
by Ansel Herz OPA Director Pierce Murphy is acting on complaints about SPOG's offensive rhetoric. City of Seattle The SPD's semi-independent civilian watchdog agency is opening an intake investigation after citizens filed fourteen different...Show More Summary
Police watchdog group The Civilian Complaint Review Board has published a report on LGBT civilian complaints made against police officers in New York City.
A police oversight group released Thursday a report on civilian complaints made against police by the LGBT community.
The chief of the NYPD’s detectives’ union blasted the Civilian Complaint Review Board Sunday, calling the organization “out of control.”
Cops too often use Tasers on suspects who are unarmed or already in custody, according to a report by the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
A Civilian Complaint Review Board member with deep ties to the NYPD has resigned from the embattled agency.
The head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board has canceled a monthly board meeting — a day after his executive director sued him.
Civilian Complaint Review Board chairman Richard Emery’s sharp tongue has gotten him in trouble again.
Action on the bill was postponed because of debate over whether civilians should be required to be on boards that review complaints against officers.
Members of the military submit debt collector complaints at twice the rate of civilians, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The agency is charged with monitoring complaints from those in the military. Debt collection, mortgages and credit reporting were subject of most complaints, according to a CFPB report released Tuesday. “Those who serve, […]
The NYPD conducted 180 improper entries and searches from January 2010 through October 2015, according to an analysis by the Civilian Complaint Review Board released Tuesday. The board, an independent agency empowered to investigate claims of police misconduct, looked at 1,762 complaints about entries and searches made during that span.... More »
The head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board should “resign or be fired,” the head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association said.
Mayor de Blasio will not be deposed in the case involving the former director of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, a court decided.
The chairman of the Civilian Complaint Review Board denies a conflict of interest, though his firm represents a former CCRB complainant.
Following the release by hackers of a tranche of police union documents, The Guardian's analysis reveals that "more than a third of police departments allow or require destruction of civilian complaint records." contracts obtained from...Show More Summary
The rate of substantiated complaints against NYPD officers hit 30% in December, the highest in the 23-year history of the the review board.
The NYPD wants the Civilian Complaint Review Board to be more transparent by revealing individual votes whenever an accusation made against a cop is substantiated.
The Los Angeles Police Department has announced that of 1,356 allegations of biased policing against them by civilians, zero of those allegations were valid. Sure, sure, sure, sure. Read more...