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New York DA Accuses Citizen Journalist of Stalking Syracuse Cop by Recording Him in Public (Updated)

New York DA Accuses Citizen Journalist of Stalking Syracuse Cop by Recording Him in Public (Updated)

A New York district attorney accused a citizen journalist of stalking a Syracuse police officer by recording him from across the street last week, prompting the cop to walk across the street, punch him in the face and arrest him in a video that ended up going viral. The only problem i ...
New York Cops Arrests Man for Recording, Telling Him, “I’m Going to Fuck You Up” (Updated III)

New York Cops Arrests Man for Recording, Telling Him, “I’m Going to Fuck You Up” (Updated III)

A New York cop finished making an arrest Thursday before turning to a man recording the arrest from across the street – a man who had not said a word to the officer – and threatened to arrest that man if he said another word. Maurice "Mo" Crawley did not understand what the cop had ju ...
WATCH: New York Police Arrest Woman During News Interview for Speaking Out

WATCH: New York Police Arrest Woman During News Interview for Speaking Out

In a chilling display of police intimidation, Rochester police dressed in riot gear snatched a woman away as she was conducting an on-camera interview with a news reporter during a protest against police abuse in New York Saturday night. "I'm not going to hit anybody, I'm not going to ...
New York Man Arrested for Recording Cops Seeks Court Injunction to Stop NYPD from Making These Arrests

New York Man Arrested for Recording Cops Seeks Court Injunction to Stop NYPD from Making These Arrests

In another example of abuse of power and sheer arrogance, an NYPD officer arrested a man for recording officers from a public sidewalk, accusing him of blocking pedestrian traffic. It was a lame excuse for an arrest in the nation's most populated city where congested sidewalks are jus ...
NYPD Cop Points Gun at Man Recording Arrest, Then Slugs Him In The Face Before Arresting Him

NYPD Cop Points Gun at Man Recording Arrest, Then Slugs Him In The Face Before Arresting Him

Shocking video shows NYPD cop Risel Martinez pointing a gun at a bystander for recording him making an arrest, then walking up to that same bystander and punching him in the face minutes later after the arrest was made. "He held the gun out like he was one of them goddamn gangsters or l ...
NYPD Unlawfully Arrests Man for Vaping on Subway Platform, Again

NYPD Unlawfully Arrests Man for Vaping on Subway Platform, Again

The NYPD unlawfully arrests Shawn Randall Thomas at least a few times a year for recording and refusing to provide identification, including for using a vaporizer last year. He's never been convicted for a any of those crimes. The New York man was arrested last week in the subway y ...
New York Deputies Beat Woman Unconscious, then Photograph her Naked Body

New York Deputies Beat Woman Unconscious, then Photograph her Naked Body

A New York woman who had been arrested for driving under the influence ended up brutally attacked by several sheriff's deputies, a surveillance video clearly shows. But that did not stop a jury from finding her guilty of assaulting the deputies. Nevertheless, Jennifer Merrow is sui ...