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Champaign creates panel to examine complaints against police

Champaign is creating a civilian panel to examine complaints against the city's police officers. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports that the City Council on Tuesday voted to create a subcommittee of … Click to Continue »

Illinois city council approves civilian police review board

Officials of a city in central Illinois are creating a community board to review public complaints against its police department. The Pantagraph ( ) reports the Bloomington City Council voted … Click to Continue...

Oversight Board Finds NYPD Officers Still Violating Citizens' Right To Film Police

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The New York Civilian Complaint Review Board has just released a report [PDF] indicating NYPD officers are slow learners when it comes to recognizing citizens' right to record police officers. It's not that these officers have never been told. Show More Summary

The Right to Record and Police Accountability

The New York Police Department’s Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) reported that over a three-year period, NYPD officers threatened, blocked, and otherwise tried to prevent individuals from recording them in public in the performance of their duties. Show More Summary

James Blake fellowship created to help report police misconduct

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A fellowship named after James Blake has been created to help those who report police misconduct to the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

NYPD Use of Force Complaints

Below, a visualization of use of force complaints against NYPD officers to the Civilian Complaint Review Board in 2016, via: Flashlight as club: 6 Gun fired: 10 Gun as club: 12 Continue »

After criticism, civilian oversight panel calls for improved transparency by the L.A. sheriff

Renewing a call for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to be more open about use of force, deputy discipline, complaints and other information, the agency’s civilian oversight commission adopted a formal resolution Thursday to push the department to post the data — which could include...

Bullying and harassment still major problems within RCMP, says watchdog

Civilian Review and Complaints Commission says RCMP lacks both will and capacity to address challenges that afflict its workplaces The post Bullying and harassment still major problems within RCMP, says watchdog appeared first on

Appeals court: Records of cop in Garner death aren't public

A state appeals court has ruled that civilian complaints made to a police watchdog agency about the white officer involved in the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner … Click to Continue »

City Employee Resigned After Leaking Records Of Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

The Civilian Complaint Review Board has confirmed that the leaked disciplinary records of the police officer who put a Staten Island man in a fatal chokehold were authentic. The records showed that Officer Daniel Pantaleo had seven complaints against him before his fatal arrest of Eric Garner in July 2014. [ more › ]

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: CCRB Employee Resigns After Leaking Info About Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Civil Complaint Review Board Employee Resigns After Leaking Info On Pantaleo Sometimes you just have to do what’s right, even if it costs you your job. According to NYDailyNews, an unidentified Civilian Complaint Review Board employee was forced

Investigator who leaked chokehold officer's records resigns

A New York police watchdog group investigator who leaked disciplinary records on the officer involved in the police chokehold death of Eric Garner has resigned. Civilian Complaint Review Board secretary … Click to Continue »

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

8 months 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

10 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

10 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

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