The activist we wrote about after last week's climate protest, whose arrest involved what looked like a chokehold, says he felt "a small amount of constriction" on his neck during an encounter caught on film by a Voice contributor.
The Civilian Complaint Review Board, an independent agency charged with reviewing complaints from the public about the NYPD, held its first meeting with new chair Richard Emery last night. Emery was appointed last month by Mayor Bill de Blasio -- the CCRB had been without a chair since January, som ... More >>
When law enforcement officials feel they have the authority to savagely assault a man based solely on the suspicion that he might be trespassing, then it's probably time to rein them in. That's precisely the level of judgment 20-year-old Anthony Jones alleges Roosevelt Island Public Safety Departm ... More >>
Disgraced Staten Island cop Michael Daragjati, 32, was sentenced to 57 months in prison on Friday, after a sentencing hearing filled with so much racist doublespeak that it would make any decent human being cringe. Daragjati was charged after being caught on a FBI wiretap bragging about how he had ... More >>
A 'power list' for the rest of us
Get on the NYPD commissioner's secret list, and you're going nowhere
Tonight marks the two-year anniversary of the night that NYPD brass dragged Police Officer Adrian Schoolcraft from his apartment and forced him into the Jamaica Hospital Psychiatric Ward.--an episode which was the subject of the award-winning Village Voice series, "The NYPD Tapes." Schoolcra ... More >>
What the jury didn't hear: the recently acquitted NYPD officers had another reported issue with a young woman
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 15, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 11 John Lindsay: Goodbye to all that by Clark Whelton It had been raining through the early spring afternoon, but 30 minutes before John Lindsay was due to land in Milwaukee the weather turned around and ... More >>
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
Witch hunts, injustice, and just plain incompetence in the secretive police-department-within-a-department
Cathie Black: can she get a waiver?Richard Mills, the same state education commissioner who gave Joel Klein a waiver to become chancellor in 2002, denied another waiver application in 2003. The reasons cited in that 9-page denial letter will no doubt impact the decision now facing Mills' su ... More >>
Another police officer secretly tapes his precinct—this time in the Bronx
People upstate consider the Bronx's Gladys Carrión Satan incarnate
Students manhandled by police in Bloomberg's schools have no place to complain
Our Education Mayor remains silent about police abuses of students in public schools
Another fall begins with the Police Commissioner's henchmen in control
It's not the first case of illegal censorship by a department that says "shoot first, hand over film later"
By Sean Gardiner and Michael Clancy The three detectives charged in the shooting death of Sean Bell, gunned down outside Club Kalua in a hail of 50 NYPD bullets on the eve of his wedding, walked out of court free men this morning as Justice Arthur J. Cooperman declared them not guilty on all counts ... More >>
Two probable mayoral candidates have some unfinished business about school thugs
Were police really busting a drug ring when it rounded up Mr. Black's colorful crew?
Will Bloomberg run on his record of bullying schoolchildren and teachers?
Three activists went out to police the policeand ended up in jail
When cops play peacekeeper, free speech too often becomes the enemy
Gidone Busch's Death Unlikely to Bring NYPD Policy Change
With an Eye Lost, a Police Shooting Victim Waits for Justice
Latino Family Claims Cops Brutalized Them Over a Radio
Report and Hearing Mean More Status Quo
'We Thought We Were Done With These Things, but We Were Wrong'
The Making of a Latino Gay Movement
Green Sidesteps Bratton's Misconduct Record, Garners Supercop's Support
The Perils of Latinos Trapped in NYPD Telephone Hell
Behind the Alleged Political and Police Cover-Up in the Killing of Gidone Busch
Why Is Fred Napoleoni Still a Cop?
The Police Only Saw He Was Black
Detectives allegedly broke into an apartment once occupied by a suspect. They rummaged through the new tenant's lingerie, then said it was all a mistake. Was it a crime?
D.A. Clears Cops in Alleged Beating of Black Motorist and Passenger Then Sends Case to CCRB
Amateur Boxer Says Cop Shot Him
Rudy plays race like a violin. Why won't white folks name that tune?
An Administration 'Of, For, and By White People' Has No Time or Room for Blacks
Bullet-riddled record of Bronx cop facing trial for murder of Irish immigrant
How a case of mistaken identity shattered an immigrant family
The Cop Gave the Woman He'd Assaulted a False Badge Number