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NYPD Cop Convicted of Falsifying Arrest Report on New York Times Photographer

NYPD Cop Convicted of Falsifying Arrest Report on New York Times Photographer

An NYPD cop who arrested a New York Times photographer, accusing him of interfering with an investigation by blinding him with his flash, was convicted today on a felony count of falsifying records. It turned out, Robert Stolarik's camera did not even have a built-in flash. Nor did he ...
NYPD Confiscates Cell Phone Video of Fatal Encounter with Emotionally Disturbed Man, Refusing to Release It

NYPD Confiscates Cell Phone Video of Fatal Encounter with Emotionally Disturbed Man, Refusing to Release It

On June 8th of this year, Mario Ocasio died during an encounter with New York City police in his own apartment. The NYPD story and witness accounts of what happened differed in the immediate aftermath. However, there likely would have been little room for discrepancies if the NYPD ...
NYPD Arrests Shawn Randall Thomas Again Before Abusing and Forcing Him into Psych Ward

NYPD Arrests Shawn Randall Thomas Again Before Abusing and Forcing Him into Psych Ward

For the maybe the 12th time in recent years, he has long lost count, Shawn Randall Thomas ended up in jail again for questioning the authority of New York's finest. This time, he he was thrown in jail for three days and dragged on a jailhouse floor while handcuffed and leg-shackled, t ...
NYPD Wrongly Arrest Man for Drinking Non-Alcoholic Beverage in Public

NYPD Wrongly Arrest Man for Drinking Non-Alcoholic Beverage in Public

Since when has it been illegal to drink out of a brown bag in public? Shawn Randall Thomas was unlawfully detained and arrested for drinking a non-alcoholic beverage in New York City last month. On August 28, 2015, Thomas was walking home while drinking a malta in a brown bag. O ...
New York City Photojournalist Suspects NYPD of Stealing $100 From His Wallet After Detaining Him for Taking Photos

New York City Photojournalist Suspects NYPD of Stealing $100 From His Wallet After Detaining Him for Taking Photos

A New York City photojournalist was detained, taken to the precinct and stripped of his NYPD-issued credentials after photographing a sergeant during a fire at a housing complex in the Bronx Sunday night. David Torres also suspects police of stealing $100 from his wallet before releas ...
NYPD Cop Sentenced to Two Years for Role in Motorcycle Mob Attack on Driver

NYPD Cop Sentenced to Two Years for Role in Motorcycle Mob Attack on Driver

An NYPD cop who infiltrated Occupy Wall Street, encouraging activists to break the law, only to later be part of the motorcycle mob that chased down a family in a Range Rover, pulling the father out of the car to beat him, was sentenced today to two years in jail. Wojciech Braszczok, ...
NYPD Cops Pull Man Out of Car and Beat Him for Double-Parking

NYPD Cops Pull Man Out of Car and Beat Him for Double-Parking

A man who apparently was double-parked at a store buying fried chicken before he was pulled over in the parking lot of an apartment complex in New York City was dragged out of his car by NYPD cops who began beating him in front of a crowd of outraged witnesses. People will predictably ...