Category: NYPD

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Claims Citizens Who Record Cops Place Officers’ Lives at Risk

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Claims Citizens Who Record Cops Place Officers’ Lives at Risk

New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is claiming that citizens who record police in public are placing officers' lives at risk. He even provided two specific examples, including one from a video posted last month on Live Leak showing a melee between citizens and cops in a Br ...
Federal District Court Rules No Qualified Immunity for NYPD Cops Who Arrested Cameraman (Updated)

Federal District Court Rules No Qualified Immunity for NYPD Cops Who Arrested Cameraman (Updated)

The days of the NYPD claiming the power to arrest people for recording them are coming to an end. Last Tuesday, a U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York judge rejected New York City's qualified immunity defense in the latest court ruling establishing that recording ...
Watch How PINAC Correspondent Forces NYPD Cops to Stop Violating his Rights

Watch How PINAC Correspondent Forces NYPD Cops to Stop Violating his Rights

PINAC correspondent Shawn Randall Thomas has been schooling NYPD cops and other law enforcement agencies on the right to take photos for as long as this site has been in existence, taking the arrests, then beating them in court, then going back on the streets again with his camera and hi ...
NYPD Cop Paws on Woman Standing on Sidewalk Before Pouncing on Friend for Recording

NYPD Cop Paws on Woman Standing on Sidewalk Before Pouncing on Friend for Recording

For years, the New York City Police Department has publicly acknowledged that they recognize citizens have the legal right to record them in public. And for years, the NYPD has continually violated the rights of citizens to record them in public. After all, lawsuits mean nothing if ...
Video of NYPD Shoving PINAC Correspondent Into Street Emerges

Video of NYPD Shoving PINAC Correspondent Into Street Emerges

Two days after PINAC correspondent Mo Gelber put the word out on PINAC Live! that he was seeking video of NYPD cops assaulting him during a protest, he received the video from a friend who found it online. And it proves the events went down just as he described. In fact, it shows the ...
NYPD Cop Indicted in Slaying of Akai Gurley, Leaving Him to Die as He Contacted Union Rep

NYPD Cop Indicted in Slaying of Akai Gurley, Leaving Him to Die as He Contacted Union Rep

The New York City police officer who shot and killed a man in a dark stairwell last November, leaving him to die as he contacted his union rep, was indicted today by a grand jury on manslaughter charges. Peter Liang, a rookie cop, faces up to 15 years in prison for the death of 28-yea ...
PINAC Correspondent Schools NYPD on Probable Cause When They Confront Him in Subway

PINAC Correspondent Schools NYPD on Probable Cause When They Confront Him in Subway

PINAC New York City correspondent Shawn Randall Thomas, who has been arrested countless times for recording without a single conviction, knows his rights better than most New Yorkers. But the NYPD still insist on hassling him. This time, an undercover cop spotted him inside a subwa ...
Florida Deputies Arrest Retired NYPD Cop on Video: “We’re a Little Different in Florida” (Updated)

Florida Deputies Arrest Retired NYPD Cop on Video: “We’re a Little Different in Florida” (Updated)

A retired New York City cop ended up facedown in the grass in handcuffs in Florida after rushing to the scene of a car accident involving her 16-year-old son during the Super Bowl Sunday. Rosemary Aquino was shocked that Florida deputies from the Martin County Sheriff's Office would t ...