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CCRB chief's law firm represents plaintiff from CCRB case

16 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

The chairman of the Civilian Complaint Review Board denies a conflict of interest, though his firm represents a former CCRB complainant.

Report: more than a third of police forces may destroy civilian complaint records

5 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

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

30% of civilian complaints against NYPD substantiated

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The rate of substantiated complaints against NYPD officers hit 30% in December, the highest in the 23-year history of the the review board.

CCRB asked to show how it votes on police cases

last monthNews : NY Daily News

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.

LAPD Investigated 1,356 Racial Profiling Complaints Against Itself, Dismissed Them All 

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn ‘cop of the month’ taking heat

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A prosecutor for the Civilian Complaint Review Board lambasted Miller at the conclusion of an administrative trial

Chicago Cop, involved in Dash Cam Footage Shooting of Black Male Suspect, had 18 Complaints

As Fox News noted, the police officer in question, James Van Dyke, had 18 civilian complaints against him.

Shaun King: Chicago Cop's Murder Charge Is Too Late

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Last year, Officer Jason Van Dyke, who had already received 17 civilian complaints in his career, shot Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald a whopping 16 times, killing him on the spot. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Cops abused authority in NBA star's arrest: CCRB

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Two cops abused their authority during the arrest of NBA player Thabo Sefolosha, the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board found.

Officers Unlawfully Abused Authority in Thabo Sefolosha Arrest, Says CCRB Review

Police officers involved in the April altercation that cost Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha the rest of the 2014-15 season reportedly acted unlawfully. According to Kevin Arnovitz of, the Civilian Complaint Review Board—which...Show More Summary

Cameras Make It Much Easier to Prove NYPD Misconduct

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 »

Panel says officer who arrested James Blake used excessive force

4 months agoSports : The Early Lead

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 […]

Cop pleads guilty to pointing gun at boys playing tag

4 months agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

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...

Panel: NYPD Officer Used Excessive Force When Wrongly Arresting James Blake

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

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...

CCRB: Cop Who Tackled James Blake Used Excessive Force

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 › ]

Officer Who Tackled James Blake Should Be Fired, Panel Says

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 »

James Blake says NYPD watchdog substantiates force complaint

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...

Officer in James Blake Arrest Used Excessive Force, Panel Says

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Civilian Complaint Board Finds The Public And Their Cell Phones Are Foisting Some Accountability On The NYPD

5 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

Cop Who Tackled James Blake Has Lengthy Civilian Complaint Record

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 › ]

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