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Oversight Board Spares NYPD's Feelings By Softening Language In Taser Complaint Report

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The NYPD's estranged relationship with its oversight continues. The Civilian Complaint Review Board -- put into place after it became apparent the NYPD wasn't interested in policing itself -- has noticed the department is vocally supportive...Show More Summary

Yemen's exiled president visits civilians in Aden

ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi arrived in the southern city of Aden on Saturday from Saudi Arabia to address civilian grievances including complaints about deteriorating services and delays in paying salaries, army and security sources said.

NJ Attorney General Says No Need for Special Prosecutor for Civilian’s Misconduct Complaint against Gov. Christie reports, “New Jersey’s attorney general says there’s no need to appoint a special prosecutor to handle a civilian’s misconduct complaint against Gov. Chris Christie related to the Bridgegate scandal. But Attorney General Christopher...Show More Summary

Chicago Police Are Shooting Fewer People Since An Officer Killed Laquan McDonald

Chicago police are shooting fewer residents and drawing fewer civilian complaints than they were before protests over the fatal 2014 shooting of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, by a white police officer. The decline in shootings and complaints coincides with an apparent change in police behavior over the same period. Chicago police appear to have […]

Tips From Civil-Rights Attorney Maya Wiley on How to Keep Fighting the Good Fight

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

An interview with Maya Wiley, former legal counsel to Bill de Blasio, professor at New School, and chairwoman for the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Seattle police officer charged with sexually assaulting 3 co-workers

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

SEATTLE (KCPQ) – A Seattle police officer has been charged with sexual assault after complaints from two fellow officers and a civilian co-worker. Officer John Knight, a veteran officer who works in the field-training unit, is facing three charges of fourth-degree assault for the purpose of sexual gratification, and has been suspended without pay. Show More Summary

The CCRB Just Posted Data On 192K Police Misconduct Allegations

The majority of police misconduct complaints filed with the Civilian Complaint Review Board, an independent city agency that assesses claims of police misconduct, pertain to incidents that allegedly took place late on a Friday night or overnight Saturday into early Sunday morning, according to a new data visualization published this afternoon. Show More Summary

Minneapolis police routinely block civilian complaints against officers

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Fairfax poised to take historic step by creating an independent auditor for police complaints

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.

Civilian Watchdog Investigating Complaints About Police Union's Facebook Post

6 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

NYPD Report Shines A Light On Police Discrimination Against LGBT New Yorkers

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Police watchdog group The Civilian Complaint Review Board has published a report on LGBT civilian complaints made against police officers in New York City.

Police watchdog group CCRB publishes report on LGBT complaints

7 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A police oversight group released Thursday a report on civilian complaints made against police by the LGBT community.

NYPD detectives' union chief slams 'out of control' CCRB

7 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The chief of the NYPD’s detectives’ union blasted the Civilian Complaint Review Board Sunday, calling the organization “out of control.”

CCRB report shows NYPD uses Tasers too often

7 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Cops too often use Tasers on suspects who are unarmed or already in custody, according to a report by the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

CCRB member with extensive NYPD experience resigns

9 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A Civilian Complaint Review Board member with deep ties to the NYPD has resigned from the embattled agency.

CCRB chair resigns a day after exec director sues him

9 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board has canceled a monthly board meeting — a day after his executive director sued him.

'Misogynistic' CCRB head called females 'pu----s': suit

9 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Civilian Complaint Review Board chairman Richard Emery’s sharp tongue has gotten him in trouble again.

Sweeping Maryland police reform measure hits stumbling block

Action on the bill was postponed because of debate over whether civilians should be required to be on boards that review complaints against officers.

Military members have twice the bill collector complaints

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, […]

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