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NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in 2014, has been fired.
Detectives Eddie Martins and Richard Hall resigned ahead of an internal department trial.
The officers have pleaded not guilty to a 50-count indictment, saying the sex was consensual.
Officer Masood Syed sued the department, saying that the no-beard policy was unconstitutional.
Ironically, in my experience, the New York Police Department avoids classifying attacks as hate crimes since it attracts
What's clear is that strong animal cruelty laws and dedicated enforcement go hand in hand with the elevation of public attitudes about the seriousness of these crimes. Each inspires and activates the other, and both are necessary to effectively tackle this problem.
Surveillance is about power. Vigilant gives the NYPD power to monitor our whereabouts. By demanding answers to critical questions about NYPD's use of surveillance tools, New Yorkers can begin to take back the power imbalance created by the new era of mass digital surveillance.
The just-published book "Dark Money," penned by New Yorker staff reporter Jane Mayer, reveals that the Koch Brothers hired the former commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) -- and his daughter, a former FBI agent -- to smear her as a "plagiarist" in the months after the release of her August 2010 bombshell article on the Kochs.
Take a look at this video, in which a white male New York City police lieutenant grabbed a 6th grade elementary school student of color -- big for her age but only 11 years old -- around the neck and threw her to the pavement on a Bronx street corner, six months after Eric Garner was wrestled down on a Staten Island pavement.
“We have a significant population gap among African American males because so many of them have spent time in jail and, as
Recent events in Baltimore, Ferguson, New York or wherever an unarmed black man has died in police custody remind me of something I learned long ago when I was on the police beat: There is nobody better than a good cop. There is nobody worse than a bad cop.
The NYTWA said Friday that the NYPD needs new training on how to deal with taxi drivers. NEW YORK -- A few summers ago, Victor
Is even more going on here? Something we all can learn from? The video shows the stereotypical law enforcement power trip. But it might also provide a moment to ponder whether you have been mistreated, or perhaps mistreated another person, because of an assumption that there will be no consequence.
Stopping a person solely because of a "furtive movement," their "mere presence in a high crime area," or because he or she
De Blasio was elected on a platform of progressive reform. His administration has implemented new approaches in areas like education, housing, and immigration. Yet NYC law enforcement is based on a magazine article from 33 years ago. It is time for a 21st century approach to policing.
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation -- created in honor of late New York City firefighter Stephen Siller, a victim of the 9/11