In David Brooks’ latest New York Times column he explains that he is now a proponent of police body cameras, but adds that he did not come to his position “happily.” According to Brooks, the debate over police body cameras has revealed...Show More Summary
Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is recovering from surgery on his right leg, which he says was injured during his arrest by New York police last week.
A 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, Johnson was the youngest person ever to pass the city's civil-service exam when he did so at age 16. Two years later, once he had reached the department's minimum service age, he began his highly decorated career as an undercover officer and, later, Johnson graduated from the FBI National Academy. Show More Summary
The New York Police Department (NYPD) higher-ups are left furious and embarrassed by their former and current subordinates, who enjoy posting openly racist and xenophobic posts on a popular site, that gained notorious fame and attracts tens of tens of thousands of people daily.
The New York Times reports that an Australian based “publicity and celebrity management company” representing Feidin Santana, is sending cease-and-desist letters to media outlets demanding they pay for the use of the video Santana captured. Show More Summary
In one post, a Middle Eastern cab driver is termed a "third worlder" who should have his "head split open." Week after week, racist posts appear on Thee Rant, a blog for current or former New York City police officers: African Americans...Show More Summary
Two men in their 20s were found dead in vehicles in separate incidents in East New York in Brooklyn and Middle Village in Queens Friday morning, police said.
The publicist representing the man who shot the video of a North Charleston Police officer shooting Walter Scott in the back, says airing the video will now cost $10,000, reports The New York Times. The Times says even Feidin Santana,...Show More Summary
New York Police Department officers repeatedly denied an epileptic man his medication while detaining him in a holding cell, resulting in two seizures and hospitalizations before he could be taken to Brooklyn central booking more than a day later, a new federal lawsuit alleges. Show More Summary
New York middle school teacher Catherine Engelhardt was strangled by a student’s mom, kicked by students, and left in the hallway, Hempstead police claim. The Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School teacher is reportedly recovering at home “in a lot of pain” after being released from an area hospital. Show More Summary
Patients in the Bronx have learned that the dentist who performed their procedures — including botched procedures — was actually not a doctor but an office manager. Valbona Yzeiraj, 45, worked as an office manager at Dr. Jeffrey Schoengold’s office and claimed that she was a trained professional from her native Albania. However, even if […]
No one could pull out a cellphone to make a video of Clifford Glover, a black 10-year-old who was fatally shot by a white officer while running away on a spring morning.
In New York City, police rarely talk on the record at all, especially about a touchy subject like quotas. But, as NPR reports, Officer Adhyl Polanco is an exception... "The culture is, you're not working unless you are writing summonses or arresting people," says Polanco. Show More Summary
Racist Posts on NY Cop Blog Raise Ire at Time of Tension by Joaquin Sapien ProPublica, April 16, 2015, 1:39 p.m. Week after week, racist posts appear on Thee Rant, a blog for current or former New York City police officers: African Americans...Show More Summary
Week after week, racist posts appear on Thee Rant, a blog for current or former New York City police officers: African Americans are called “apes;” a retired officer says one of the blessings of retirement is not having to work the Puerto Rican Day parade, with its “old obese...
As several investigations continue into the altercation with New York police officers that left Thabo Sefolosha with a broken leg, a new report indicates that an officer was the instigator in the fracas outside a Chelsea nightclub early in the morning of April 8. The Atlanta Hawks forward is out for the season and Chris […]
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a routine traffic stop in New York's Westchester County netted 10,000 bags of heroin inside the vehicle. Officers discovered the cache of drugs after pulling over a car for an unsafe lane change in Tarrytown...Show More Summary
Some Atlanta Hawks players are speaking out over teammate Thabo Sefolosha's season ending early after an altercation with New York police. Another independent Atlanta bookstore bites the dust.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
An activist with the Stop Mass Incarceration network said that two protesters were injured in clashes with police during Tuesday's march against recent incidents of police brutality in New York City.
Protesters gathered in cities across the U.S. on Tuesday, in the latest round of demonstrations against police violence, misconduct and mistreatment of minority communities. In New York City, an estimated crowd of 400 participants marched across Brooklyn Bridge, on their way south from Manhattan to Brooklyn. Show More Summary