NYPD Scandals

Crime
If the NYPD has nothing to hide then a deeper and more transparent gaze into what makes the department tick shouldn't be a problem. A federal investigation alone does little in this regard, playing out behind the scenes and scrutinizing only a handful of cops.
Politics
Ethics is something that was taught in ancient Greece and was once neatly woven into our secondary education system. Ethics classes, like civics classes, are now rarely found on the high school level in this country. Isn't it time to resurrect this again?
Crime
While the rest of the country's political class frets about how to reduce the prison population, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton wants more people in jail, going back to the future with the 1990s-era super-predation myths.
Crime
Joel Doseau allegedly met the girl online and lied about his age.
New York
Members of a campaign called Safety Beyond Policing, at City Hall on Thursday denounced City Council's plan to put $97 million towards increasing the NYPD headcount by 1000 officers.
Black Voices
We are asking courageous New York City Council members to exercise their oversight power by passing the Right to Know Act, which would strengthen police accountability and transparency by requiring officers who stop us to identify themselves.
New York
She said at that time, when the judge threw out the summons as being unwarranted: That glitter, or more likely her flamboyant
Black Voices
As the teen stops running, one officer throws a punch at his face. Then, as the suspect raises his hands, the other officer
Crime
Supporters of a man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a New York City police officer got one step closer to seeing
Politics
When Mayor Bill de Blasio took over the city some seven months ago, many hoped that press conferences about New Yorkers' deaths
Black Voices
Franclot Graham speaks to his son, Ramarley Graham, in his casket before funeral services, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in the
College
Categorically bugging all mosques and "infiltrating" MSAs might be the quick and easy option for our government to show us that it is "doing something" to combat terror, but is it really the most optimal method for serious law enforcement?
New York
The lawsuit, and another filed by Graham's neighbor who was threatened by police just before the shooting, was cleared to
New York
Broadnax was initially charged with menacing, drug possession and resisting arrest, but a grand jury chose to indict Broadnax
New York
FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge George Venizelos said in a statement released by the FBI that Llakatura abused his badge
New York
A 29-year-old film student is suing the NYPD after he was ticketed and parts of his video equipment were confiscated while