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Minneapolis police routinely block civilian complaints against officers

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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

5 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, […]

NYPD Conducted 180 Improper Home Searches in Just Under 6 Years, According to Review Agency

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 »

PBA head says CCRB chair Emery should 'resign or be fired'

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board should “resign or be fired,” the head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association said.

De Blasio avoids deposition in ex-CCRB director’s case

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Mayor de Blasio will not be deposed in the case involving the former director of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, a court decided.

CCRB chief's law firm represents plaintiff from CCRB case

6 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

8 months agoNews : 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 

8 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...

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