Another police officer secretly tapes his precinct—this time in the Bronx
Perusers of eBay may from time to time find an auction of cards signifying membership in the New York City Patrolmen's Benevolent Association. No seller seems to be stupid enough to say the cards are for getting special treatment from the police, and some offer warnings like, "These cards sh ... More >>
We thought the closing of the press shack was bad. Now the NYPD says it will close a discount day care center that has been providing childcare for two decades to overworked parents in the NYPD. The NYPD Office of Management and Budget has requested that the day care center at One Police Pl ... More >>
Whoa, things are so bad in the upstate town of Schenectady that the mayor is thinking about declaring martial law. Who says North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Il can't teach us anything? Mayor Brian Stratton might have good reason because in a tiny police force, five of cops have been ... More >>
New report shows New York police arresting schoolchildren for non-crimes
Another fall begins with the Police Commissioner's henchmen in control
Stopping-and-frisking (and now tasering) his way to becoming New York's next mayor?
Six weeks after Sean Bell, an unarmed black man, was shot to death in a 50-shot fusillade of police bullets in the fall of 2006, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly held a press conference to announce he was hiring RAND Corp. to undertake an assessment of the NYPD’s weapons use and firearm training ... More >>
Mayor Mike should get more heat for teaching kids to fear the police
Another of Giuliani's lovable cronies comes to the ex-mayor's defense in a time of need
According to the NYCLU, of the 1,076 police officers who were referred to an administrative trial to face charges between 1998 and 2004, approximately 63 percent received no discipline. Photo by Surburban Cowboy via Flickr The title of the New York Civil Liberties Union report on the Civilian Compl ... More >>
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes will announce the indictments of three men in the murder of Police Officer Russell Timoshenko and the attempted murder of Officer Herman Yan at a press conference this afternoon. The three suspects in the police shooting, ... More >>
Not only the president is in need of an education on the Bill of Rights
After the Sean Bell shooting, the NYPD opened a surprising investigationinto the victims
Helping kids coexist with the police
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 >>
Yesterday, a Manhattan judge ordered former NYPD officer Bill Phillips released from prison on parole. As Voice reporter Sean Gardiner wrote in August, the former corrupt cop turned whistle-blower had been denied freedom by the parole board every odd year since 1999. Phillips, 76, had been be ... More >>
The NYPD wants to take your picturebut beware of turning your lens on the cops
A few years ago, the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association placed ads in subway cars that depicted a uniformed police officer laying face down next to his squad car, obviously dead or dying. The purpose was to dramatize the risks of the job. In terms of losing one's life, it's debatable how perilous it ... More >>
High drama, big crowd: A top NYPD official gets hauled into traffic court across the river
Clinton attacks her likability problem with some of New York's toughest guys
Latino Family Claims Cops Brutalized Them Over a Radio
Examining NYPD Crackdowns on Activists
Nation's Largest Law Enforcement Agency Vies for Total Spying Power
'We Thought We Were Done With These Things, but We Were Wrong'
I Thought I Was Dying Every Day
Cops in Schools Teach a Generation to Live in Jail
The D.A. Fires a Blank at the Cops Who Killed Dorismond
Nervous Cops Pull Triggers
After the Latest Police Killing of Another Unarmed Black Man, The Feds Need Little Convincing to Intervene in New York
Cops Shoot People, Now You Can Too!
The Perils of Latinos Trapped in NYPD Telephone Hell
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?
When Vincent Curto was gunned down by police during a robbery nearly four years ago, no one wanted to hear his nephew's accusation that he was brutally assaulted as he lay dying. Until now.
No Hunting is Like the Hunting of Man
How Al Sharpton rose from 'racial arsonist' to racial healer, and changed New York City
Amadou's mother's plea to Hillary
Giuliani's Knee-Jerk Cop Defense Is as Incendiary as It Is Inaccurate
Or, what happens when an honest citizen calls a cop an asshole
Senseless shootings usher in new security measures for schools
Baez settlement doesn't address police brutality
'Howard Safir Should Resign,' Says Serpico
Fear & Loathing on the New Jersey Turnpike
Three Plainclothes Cops Beat Her. Safir Says She Assaulted Them.
In Giuliani's Time, Black Parents Teach Kids To Fear Cops
The Cop Gave the Woman He'd Assaulted a False Badge Number