Tag: NYPD

WATCH: NYPD Settles Lawsuit in Teenage Brutality Case Where Witness was Pepper Sprayed for Recording

WATCH: NYPD Settles Lawsuit in Teenage Brutality Case Where Witness was Pepper Sprayed for Recording

NYPD cops brutally beat 19-year-old Jateik Reed for resisting arrest and carrying drugs in 2012. Drugs were never found and the case was dismissed in court. Reed then filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Now New York City has settled the lawsuit with Reed, who is now 24, for ...
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 ...
NYPD Sued by Two Atlanta Hawks NBA Players Falsely Arrested Last Year Giving $20 to Homeless Man

NYPD Sued by Two Atlanta Hawks NBA Players Falsely Arrested Last Year Giving $20 to Homeless Man

Two Atlanta Hawks players are suing NYPD for damages pegged at up to a combined $75,000,000 for a single false arrest outside a New York nightclub last year. It all started when one player tried to hand $20 to a homeless person after police closed the nightclub down at 4:15am. And ...
New York DA: Zero Jail Time for NYPD Cop Convicted of Killing Unarmed Man, Letting Him Die

New York DA: Zero Jail Time for NYPD Cop Convicted of Killing Unarmed Man, Letting Him Die

A New York DA just recommended zero jail time for convicted NYPD cop Peter Liang, who fatally shot a man, and texted his union rep as the victim died rather than render assistance. Liang shot and killed Akai Gurley in the stairwell of a housing project while on "vertical patrol" in 20 ...
NYPD Officers Arrest US Postal Worker On Duty Delivering Packages Who Criticized Them (UPDATED)

NYPD Officers Arrest US Postal Worker On Duty Delivering Packages Who Criticized Them (UPDATED)

The video going viral of a New York City postal worker was arrested while on duty by NYPD after objecting to their driving in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn has just surfaced, as you can see below. UPDATE: "Our agency is aware of the incident," says Matt Modafferi of the U ...