Last Friday afternoon the Manhattan DA's office announced that they would not prosecute Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna or Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona for pepper spraying and sucker punching Occupy Wall Street protesters. Now the City Law Department has reversed the position it took earlier this month and will defend Cardona in a civil lawsuit filed against him. [ more › ]
Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna pepper sprays a small group of women in 2011 during an Occupy Wall Street protest. Two New York City police officials involved in separate incidents during the Occupy Wall Street protests won't face criminal...Show More Summary
A third lawsuit has been filed against the city and Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna for indiscriminately using pepper spray against Occupy Wall Street protesters a year ago today. The protester who is suing, Kaylee Dedrick, is due to...Show More Summary
The NYPD's spray-happy Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna, perhaps the most notorious figure to come out of the Occupy Wall Street protests, is being sued not only by the women he doused in the eyes, but now by two other protesters who claim he violated their rights by arresting them on ... More »
Without the city's indemnification, Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna could be liable for monetary damages after an incident in which he squirted the chemical at Occupy Wall Street protesters.
The City Law Department has taken the unusual step of choosing not to defend a 29-year veteran of the NYPD who faces two federal lawsuits alleging police brutality. You may recall the cop, Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna, because he was caught on video spraying Occupy Wall Street protesters with pepper spray, seemingly without provocation. Show More Summary
A roundup of today's news from the neighborhood, including the latest on the trial of Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna, and a new development in the "private" bike rack.
Three more Occupy Wall Street protesters are suing the NYPD for being pepper-sprayed during demonstrations last fall?two of them at the hands of Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna. But the suit goes beyond seeking damages for the individuals and asks for the courts to establish judicial supervision over how police oversee protests. Show More Summary
The Manhattan DA's office has dropped charges against an Occupy Wall Street protester just as the protester's attorney was poised to subpoena Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna. Marisa Holmes was videotaping Bologna discharging pepper spray into a group of protesters when she was charged with obstructing governmental administration. Show More Summary
A NYPD union president claims that Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna is being used as a scapegoat for his decision to pepper spray a group of Occupy Wall Street protesters in September. "Let's remember who created the atmosphere. He didn't...Show More Summary
NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna, who was filmed pepper spraying a group of Occupy Wall Street protesters near Union Square in September, has been sued by two of the women who were injured in the incident. According to the Daily...Show More Summary
Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna, who was twice caught on tape discharging pepper spray on seemingly innocent protesters, has been reassigned from his post at Patrol Borough Manhattan South to a special projects coordinator in Staten Island, where he lives. Show More Summary
After Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna was caught on video tape pepper spraying protestors and then walking away (multiple times), police spokesperson Paul Browne insisted that the pepper spray was used appropriately and that the evidence...Show More Summary
As punishment for pepper-spraying two penned-in Occupy Wall Street protesters without provocation, Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna will... pick up some extra shifts. The Internal Affairs Bureau reviewed the infamous incident (whichShow More Summary
Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna sprayed a small group of women who were protesting. Video of his action went viral. An internal review found he didn't follow department guidelines. Bologna disputes that. He could lose 10 vacation d...
Well, well, what’s all this then? NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna was disciplined Tuesday for pepper-spraying two female protesters in the notorious YouTube video seen around the world. The NYPD found that Bologna violated departmental guidelines and docked him 10 vacation days, or the equivalent amount of pay, police sources said. Awesome, this guy gets [...]
Occupy Wall Street poster villain and viral video star Anthony Bologna, the NYPD Deputy Inspector who pepper-sprayed a woman because he felt like it, was found in violation of department guidelines (see Code Section 819B: "No officer should act like a power-drunk psychopath within 50 meters of a visual recording device"). His punishment? 10 days of vacation, docked. More »
A police investigation has found that Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna violated department guidelines.
Anthony Bologna. One of the peaceful women seen getting pepper-sprayed by NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna in a widely circulated Occupy Wall Street video wants misdemeanor assault charges brought against her attacker. Kaylee Dedrick, 24, had her lawyer write a letter to Manhattan D.A. Show More Summary
Anthony Bologna, the NYPD deputy inspector who is under investigation for using pepper spray on protesters, has been accused of inappropriate conduct during demonstrations before.