Tag: NYPD

Manslaughter Charge Dropped for Ex-Con Son Of NYPD Cop Accused of Killing Activist Before Fleeing

Manslaughter Charge Dropped for Ex-Con Son Of NYPD Cop Accused of Killing Activist Before Fleeing

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance this week dropped the manslaughter charge against the ex-con son of a well-connected NYPD family who was caught on video driving onto a sidewalk while texting before striking and killing an outspoken civil rights activist, then fleeing the scene on fo ...
Video: NYPD Sergeant with History of Excessive Force Used Chokehold on Black Lives Matter Protester

Video: NYPD Sergeant with History of Excessive Force Used Chokehold on Black Lives Matter Protester

The Civilian Complaint Review Board, the New York City agency that investigates cases of NYPD misconduct, has substantiated complaints of a police sergeant using a chokehold on a Black Lives Matter protester that I caught on video in August of last year. The banned maneuver, which con ...
NYPD Arrests Peaceful Protester Carrying 2-Year-Old Child and 10 Others at #RiseUpOctober March Against Police Terror

NYPD Arrests Peaceful Protester Carrying 2-Year-Old Child and 10 Others at #RiseUpOctober March Against Police Terror

The NYPD violently arrested a peaceful protester holding his two-year-old child on his shoulders Saturday, allegedly for standing on a park bench, as well as 10 other peaceful protesters at a demonstration against police violence. The rally and march, organized by the Stop Mass Incarc ...
NYPD Officer Waited 20 Minutes to Call for Help After “Accidentally” Shooting Akai Gurley

NYPD Officer Waited 20 Minutes to Call for Help After “Accidentally” Shooting Akai Gurley

The rookie NYPD cop who shot and killed Akai Gurley in a stairwell last year waited almost 20 minutes to report the shooting, refusing to call for or provide medical assistance, as he bickered back and forth with his partner about who should be the one to call their sergeant. Meanwhil ...
Trial Begins for Woman Shackled in Hospital by Hand and Foot for 17 Days After NYPD Broke Her Leg

Trial Begins for Woman Shackled in Hospital by Hand and Foot for 17 Days After NYPD Broke Her Leg

A jury trial is underway for a Brooklyn woman who was hospitalized after NYPD broke into her building without a warrant, roughed her up and left her shackled to a bed for 17 days. Karen Brim, 44, was mopping her hallway when New York City police officers Ralph Giordano, Timothy Reilly ...
Surveillance Video Proves NYPD Cops Lied About Dirt Bike Wreck That Killed Driver and Left Passenger Brain Dead

Surveillance Video Proves NYPD Cops Lied About Dirt Bike Wreck That Killed Driver and Left Passenger Brain Dead

Newly released surveillance footage showing a New York City police car mowing down a dirt bike, leaving a 20-year-old man dead and his 17-year-old male passenger paralyzed with brain damage, proved witnesses were correct when they accused the NYPD of lying. Now the family of the teen is ...
Teenage Girl Wins $45,000 Settlement After Spending Night in Jail for Rejecting NYPD Cop’s Flirty Advances

Teenage Girl Wins $45,000 Settlement After Spending Night in Jail for Rejecting NYPD Cop’s Flirty Advances

A Bronx teenager has been awarded $45,000 after she was thrown in jail overnight, along with her friend, for rejecting an NYPD cop's flirtatious advances. The teenager also claimed that one of the arresting officers fondled her breasts as she was being frisked. Natalie Erlich was o ...