The backlash against the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) program of spying on Muslims in the Northeast is growing. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a federal lawsuit yesterday that seeks to halt the surveillance program and have it deemed unconstitutional. Show More Summary
Guest Post by Mara Zebest New York Dems want to pass a bill that would limit a description of a suspect to identify suspects essentially by the clothes they wear only. Truly mind-numbing stupidity. Imagine if you are a victim of … Continue reading ?
(The Root) -- Though the New York Police Department has steadfastly denied that its controversial stop-and-frisk program constitutes racial profiling, today it appears that New York's finest are singing a new tune. The NYPD CaptainsShow More Summary
CNN distorted the goal of a proposed law to strengthen the ban on illegal racial profiling in New York, erroneously claiming it would not allow police to refer to race, religion, or disability at all when describing a suspect. CNN ran...Show More Summary
A lawsuit against unlawful surveillance against Muslim communities by the New York Police Department (NYPD) was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), New York Civil Liberties Union and Clear Project yesterday.
The New York Civil Liberties Union is filing a suit on behalf of Muslin New Yorkers to fight surveillance by the police department. Under the aggressive program, undercover informants infiltrate Mosques, restaurants, bookstores, andShow More Summary
A police dog got kicked in the mouth Tuesday during a subway brawl in New York. “Bear” and his NYPD handler, Vincent Tieniber, came to help a fellow officer who was trying to break up a fight among four women. Two 19-year-old women started choking each other and the other two women pushed Police Officer Rafael Diaz... Show More Summary
With the help of the The New York Post, the city's police unions are repeating the lie that pending City Council legislation to widen and entrench anti-bias laws would prevent police from sufficiently describing a suspect. [ more › ...
Just as the trial is wrapping up in one major challenge to New York Police Department practices, another is ramping up. In the wake of Associated Press reports that NYPD engages in aggressive spying of Muslims, the New York Civil Liberties Union is filing a lawsuit on behalf of Muslim New Yorkers to challenge the [...]
The FBI and the New York City Police Department announced on Tuesday an award of up to $65,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspect or suspects behind the unsolved 2008 bombing of the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square. Additionally, the FBI released videos of the key suspect [...]
Two window washers were rescued on Tuesday outside the 46th floor of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper after their scaffolding collapsed, trapping the workers 500 feet in the air for more than an hour. A New York Police Department spokesman told NBC New York that police had worked to cut open a window on the 44th [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the New York Police Department over its surveillance of Muslim communities, accusing the police of trampling on religious freedoms and constitutional guarantees...
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New York City Police Department announced an award on Tuesday of up to $65,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspect or suspects behind the unsolved 2008 bombing of the U.S. Army Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square. Also released were videos of the [...]
(WASHINGTON) — Civil rights lawyers urged a federal judge to declare the New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims to be unconstitutional, order police to stop their surveillance and destroy any records in police files. Show More Summary
The ACLU, together with the NYCLU and CUNY's CLEAR Project, filed a lawsuit today challenging the New York Police Department's unconstitutional policy and practice of targeting entire Muslim communities for discriminatory and suspicionless surveillance. Show More Summary
The FBI and the New York City Police Department are offering a reward of up to $65,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the suspect or suspects involved in the unsolved March 6, 2008 bombing of the United States Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has settled a lawsuit in which the federal government accused it of improperly reducing retirement benefits for current and former police officers who served in the military after September 11, 200...
Kelly Osbourne, heading out with boyfriend Matthew Mosshart for a Sunday Funday, looked great as she caught a taxi in New York City. The Fashion Police star chatted happily on… READ ON
Jesse R. Daniels, age 53, has a right to be a bit confused. He heard vandals destroying his father-in-law’s house that they were remodeling next door in the Village of Clyde. He told his wife to call police and he ran over an confronted the intruder. He found four young boys with hammers who destroyed […]
A bill passed by the New York Senate would make it a felony to “subject” any police officer to “physical contact” with the intent to “harass, annoy, threaten or alarm” such officer. Under current law, only contact that results in injury rises to the status of a felony. Sen. Joe Griffo (R-Rome), sponsor of the [...]Show More Summary