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Police Review Board Seeks Grand Jury Records in Eric Garner Case

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Civilian Complaint Review Board argued in State Supreme Court on Friday that jury transcripts are needed to review police actions.

S.I. DA won't turn over Eric Garner grand jury info

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The Civilian Complaint Review Board is seeking the evidence and testimony presented to the grand jury

Ex-head of NYPD watchdog group gets greenlight for lawsuit

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A former executive director of the Civilian Complaint Review Board who sued the city can move forward with her key claims.

Civilian Board Notes Rise in False Statements by New York Officers in 2014

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Cop Loses Vacation Days After Shoving Art Student Into Wall

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 › ]

NYPD's watchdog board battling Controller Scott Stringer

The NYPD's Civilian Complaint Review Board is duking it out in court with City Controller Scott Stringer.

Number Of NYPD Chokeholds Jumped In 2014

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 › ]

The NYPD’s Record On Chokeholds

German Lopez voxplains a new set of findings: The report, by the NYPD inspector general, looked at 10 cases involving chokeholds between 2009 and 2014. The Civilian Complaint Review Board recommended the most serious penalty in nine of 10 cases, but the NYPD reduced the punishment to lesser penalties — or none at all — […]

Morning 10: Police oversight | NYS ed commish departs | Natural History addition

The City Council ordered the Police Department's inspector general to investigate how the NYPD deals with abusive police conduct and expanded the Civilian Complaint Review Board. John King Jr., the... To view the full story, click the title link.

New CCRB Website Lets You See Range Of Complaints Against NYPD

The Civilian Review Complaint Board (CCRB), the city agency that oversees complaints of police brutality, launched a new online mapping feature that allows NYers to see the number of complaints filed against the police, per week and by type. Show More Summary

Following Garner death, NYPD complaints are down

Civilian complaints against New York City police are down this year, especially in the months since the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white officer, according to data obtained Friday... To view the full story, click the title link.

LAPD survey in wake of Dorner rampage finds bias complaints

8 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report reviewed by The Times.

Editorial: Banning chokeholds

The Civilian Complaint Review Board and the NYPD are moving to both clarify the definition of a banned chokehold and to reinforce that cops may use the maneuver only in life-threatening circumstances.

You Say Chokehold, Cops Say Facelock

The definition of chokehold has become so narrow in recent years that the Civilian Complaint Review Board, which reviews allegations of police brutality, has miscategorized at least 156 allegations of chokeholds as a justifiable "use...Show More Summary

Morning 10: Chokehold complaints | DA-mayor meeting | Import-export bank

The city's Civilian Complaint Review Board said that chokehold complaints against police spiked from July 2013 through June 2014, and that offenders often go unpunished. New York City's five district... To view the full story, click the title link.

Wanted: A CCRB that’s fair to cops

Lynch: Richard Emery, the Civilian Complaint Review Board’s newly appointed chairman, seems to have a firm grasp of how his organization rates with New York City police officers.

Morning 10: Chokehold complaints | Housing shortfall | Credit-check ban

The city's Civilian Complaint Review Board said that allegations of police chokeholds have been undercounted. Federal budget cuts have left the city's Section 8 voucher program for affordable housing... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bratton Ignored 25% Of Police Misconduct Findings So Far This Year

Commissioner Bill Bratton, Mayor de Blasio's choice to lead the NYPD to a new age of transparency and discipline, turned away 25% of police misconduct findings by the Civilian Complaint Review Board, opting to ignore their recommendations for disciplining misbehaving officers. Show More Summary

It Slowly Dawns On NYPD Oversight Head That His Agency Is Powerless

In his second public meeting yesterday as chairman of the body tasked with investigating police misconduct, Richard Emery spoke frankly about how deeply flawed the Civilian Complaint Review Board really is. “It’s the very regrettable Vietnam metaphor,” Emery said. Show More Summary

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