NYPD Muslim Spying Unit Is No More, Reports Officials
The NYPD announced yesterday that it will end the secret spying on Muslims groups in the city, breaking apart a task force that infiltrated the Islamic community. The surveillance program strained the relationship between Muslim leaders and the police, but NYPD commissioner William J. Bratton appears committed to repair the rift.
Rookie NYPD Cop Shot In The Legs In Brooklyn [VIDEO]
A rookie NYPD officer was shot in the legs in Brooklyn Wednesday (February 26) evening while attempting to arrest a man who was trying to duck paying bus fare. The officer is currently listed in stable condition, and the suspect was arrested just blocks from where the shooting took place.
Bill Bratton Named NYPD Commissioner [VIDEO]
New York mayor-elect Bill de Blasio today (December 5) announced Bill Bratton as the New York Police Department’s new commissioner. The hire marks a homecoming of sorts for the decorated law enforcement official, who once served as NYPD’s top cop under former mayor Rudy Giuliani.
NYPD Says Brooklyn Teens Beat White Couple In Alleged Racial Assault
The NPYD says that an assault last week by a group of black Brooklyn teens on a white couple was an alleged racial attack. Cops arrested three teen boys and a 12-year-old girl, although one of the accused says he is wrongfully accused.
NYPD Open Fire On Unarmed Man, Shoot Two Bystanders [PHOTOS]
After approaching a man who was behaving strangely at a Times Square intersection, NYPD officers opened fired during a chase but instead struck two female bystanders Saturday night (September 14). Reports say the man, who pretended to have a gun, was actually unarmed.
NYPD Spied On Mosques By Labeling Them Terrorist Organizations
The New York Police Department admitted last year that spying on Muslims was a massive waste of resources, money and time. A recent report reveals that the NYPD placed mosques under heavy surveillance by labeling the Islamic houses of worship as terrorists organizations.
Federal Judge Rules NYPD’s Stop & Frisk Unconstitutional
A major blow was struck against the New York Police Department‘s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic earlier today (August 12). A federal judge has ruled that the practice violates the constitutional rights of minority citizens in the city.
Bloomberg Says NYPD’s Stop & Frisk “Stops Whites Too Much”
Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic report that an alarming number of Black and Hispanic males have been stopped. However, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says whites may be getting stopped too much.
NYPD Lieutenant Costs City $1.5 Million In Settlements, So Far [PHOTOS]
A ranking NYPD officer in Brooklyn has cost the city over $1.5 million in settled lawsuits. Lieutenant Daniel Sbarra, who heads the Brooklyn North Narcotics squad, has been accused of excessive force, offensive language and other offenses. Nevertheless, he was still awarded with stripes and a pay raise by Commissioner Ray Kelly in 2011.
NYPD Search For Knicks Fans Suspected Of Beating Gay Couple [PHOTOS]
After a gay couple was attacked by a group of alleged New York Knicks fans this past Sunday (May 5), police are searching for a reported eight persons of interest in the case. Nick Pronto, 27, and his partner, Kevin Atkins, were attacked in Manhattan just steps away from Madison Square Garden. The case is now being […]
Class-Action Trial Reveals NYPD Officers Were Told To Target The “Right People,” Black Males
NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy is under fire once more after officers testifying last week in the federal class-action trial in Manhattan revealed that superiors wanted them to target Black men. Although city officials have denied the racist allegations, early testimony in the trial has been especially damaging to the police department’s stance.
Stop & Frisk Class Action Trial Against NYPD Opens Today In New York
The New York Police Department’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy is the centerpiece of a class-action lawsuit with lawyers alleging that cops have stopped thousands because of their race. The trial opened today at the Federal District Court in Manhattan, with all eyes on the outcome regarding the controversial tactic writes the Associated Press.
NYPD & DEA Bust Harlem Doctor For Role In Oxycodone Pill Drug Ring
A doctor who worked at the Rikers island prison facility was arrested by NYPD officers and DEA agents for his role in an oxycodone drug ring. Thursday (January 31) morning, Dr. Robert Gibbs was caught in a raid at his Harlem office.
NYPD Handcuffed Boy To Pipe Over Missing $5 Bill, Facing $250 Million Lawsuit
In case anyone was wondering, the New York Police Department takes their job seriously. This is apparent after the NYPD cracked down on a Bronx third-grader accused of punching and stealing $5 from a fellow student by locking him to a pipe in a holding room. The department, already under criticism for other issues, seems […]
NYPD Officer Charged With Faking Drug Deal Arrest In Harlem [PHOTOS]
A West Harlem police officer is free without bail after pleading not guilty in New York Supreme Court to allegedly creating false paperwork in a drug arrest. Officer Isaias Alicea is accused of illegally arresting two men last February and later lying about witnessing drug deal between the pair.
Teen Says Cops On “Stop-And-Frisk” Detail Called Him “A F—ING Mutt” [VIDEO]
The New York Police Department’s controversial “Stop-And-Frisk” program has been met with resistance by citizens and public officials alike, who both say the practice borders on harassment and racist policies. In 2011 alone, nearly 700,000 stops were made with a staggering 87 percent of those individuals being Black or Hispanic. To add insult, over 80 […]
Breaking The Blue Wall Of Silence: Police Officer Testifies Against Fellow Officer for “Sodomy” Charge
“It went from left to right into Michael Mineo’s butt crack.” An NYPD officer took the stand Monday in Brooklyn Supreme Court to testify against one of his own in a case where Police Officer Richard Kern has been accused of using unnecessary force and sodomizing on a suspect during an arrest back in October […]