Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has issued an intriguing new order to the NYPD which appears to finally put the unwritten quota policy into writing, adds yet another layer of paperwork to the street cop's job, and brings department micromanaging to a new level of insanity. Titled "Police Offic ... 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 >>
The Conflict of Interest Board has given a gentle reminder to a top member of the independent board that reviews minor police misconduct not to share confidential documents with the public, in a public letter today. The question in this case -- which may have implications for whistleblower ... More >>
It's not the first case of illegal censorship by a department that says "shoot first, hand over film later"
Ain't that a bitch?
When “Anonymous” takes to the street on Saturday to protest the Church of Scientology in honor of its founder L. Ron Hubbard’s birthday they will do so without their trademark masks of Guy Fawkes. "Anonymous” wear their masks—which either offer homage to the failed 17th Century terrorist ... More >>
Compared to the present mayors contempt for civil liberties, Giuliani was a piker
New rules, but still no truce between filmmakers and the mayor's office
How the NYPD's blackly grim stop-and-frisk numbers got whitewashed
Will we get another law-and-order mayor who decides on his own what the law is?
Police fork over secret RNC documents that make it plain there's plenty more
After the Sean Bell shooting, the NYPD opened a surprising investigationinto the victims
October 19, 2005, was a busy day at the Civilian Complaint Review Board. On that date one of the three-member panels that decides how to dispose of reports of police misconduct met to vote on several cases. Well, more than several: They voted on 819 cases in a single dayall the cases that had ... More >>
Figuring that daylight is a spy's worst enemy, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed freedom of information requests to several military agencies trying to find out if they've been snooping on political groups from Greenpeace to the Rhode Island Community Coalition for Peace. This is probably ... More >>
NYC activist groups react to new NYPD spy tactics
Cops in Carroll Gardens are hustling schoolkids onto trains. Police call it protection. Parents call it harassment.
Examining NYPD Crackdowns on Activists
But How Black Is Mark Green?