In a surprising turn of events, a federal appeals court this week reinstated Police Officer Craig Matthews' free speech lawsuit over the police department's quota system that had been dismissed in district court.
Matthews, by the way, was one of the officers who fired the fatal shots in taking down ... More >>
We learned last night that a federal judge has granted class certification to a lawsuit which claims the NYPD's quota policy is unconstitutional and results in summonses and stop and frisks being done without probable cause.
The lawsuit, which could turn into a fairly big problem for Mayor Bloomber ... More >>
A Queens police sergeant, Robert Borrelli, has added his voice to other cops who say crime is being systematically downgraded throughout the NYPD. Borrelli says that he tried to report this downgrading by two commanders in a Far Rockaway precinct, but was transferred for his efforts. He also claims ... More >>
A second police officer has filed a lawsuit alleging his former precinct commander demanded ticket quotas and punished officers for not attaining them, the Daily News is reporting.
Sgt. Christopher Groben is also alleging that Inspector Donald McHugh often make racist remarks and ordered Gr ... More >>
Talk about killing the messenger.
In its often opaque wisdom, the NYPD has decided it would be a good idea to file new department charges against a police officer who blew the whistle and reported misconduct to investigators.
Let us explain. In 2010, Police Officer Adil Polanco came forward ... More >>
A former police officer is suing the NYPD for firing her for not writing enough summonses and not stopping and frisking enough people, the New York Daily News is reporting.
Vanessa Hicks' lawsuit follows last year's class action lawsuit filed on behalf of about 25 New Yorkers who allege the ... More >>
Click to Enlarge.February 2, 2010: The New York Daily News reports on a suspended NYPD officer named Adrian Schoolcraft, who alleges widespread downgrading of crimes in the NYPD's 81st Precinct. No mention of the existence of audio tapes is made.
By Michael Cohen
FBI officials will hear excerpts from the recordings of police bosses' harangues at street cops to manipulate crime stats, revealed in the Voice's NYPD Tapes series, when two criminologists present their research at a crime data conference at John Jay College later today.
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