The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board received over 750 complaints concerning alleged NYPD officer conduct following the Black Lives Matter demonstrations during summer 2020, according to the agency. Only 313 complaints fell within the board's jurisdiction.
October 19, 2021
The “Play for Shay” game was part of the Injured Police Officers Fund’s “Pray for Shay” fundraiser.
August 24, 2021
The lawsuit accuses CMPD and members of its command staff of drawing up a plan to end the night’s protests in Uptown over the death of George Floyd with “a retaliatory and punishing show of force ... to discourage future protests against police.”
August 4, 2021
“The Panel felt that ‘taking a knee’ or standing publicly against police brutality … was a show of support for fair and just policing, and something SPD officers should do without reservation,” the OIG found.
July 23, 2021
The terms of the settlement force extensive revisions to CMPD directives, including a ban on the use of CS tear gas during protests and a ban on the use of chemical weapons to “kettle” or trap protesters.
July 23, 2021
Both officers are seeking unspecified damages for their injuries, which include “contusions, abrasions, soreness, sleeplessness and agitation, and significant pain and suffering,” according to their largely identical suits filed separately in Manhattan Supreme Court.
July 15, 2021
In May 2019, 16-year-old Caleb Livingston was at a gas station in Minneapolis when Wright allegedly pulled out a gun and shot him in the head, according to one of the lawsuits.
June 9, 2021
Memorial Day is the unofficial "first day of summer" in the United States, and with the advent of summer, police across America brace for the inevitable uptick in a variety of criminal activities.
May 29, 2021
The district attorney said that Brown used his car as a "deadly weapon," causing Pasquotank County deputies to believe it was necessary to use deadly force.
May 18, 2021
During that protest, about 600 protesters surrounded the Aurora Police Department District One station.
May 7, 2021
The officer shortage is most critical in cities that experienced waves of protests and riots in 2020.
May 5, 2021
Dylan Shakespeare Robinson, 23, pleaded guilty in December to one count of conspiracy to commit arson. He was accused of lighting a Molotov cocktail that another person threw at the Third Precinct headquarters in Minneapolis.
April 30, 2021
The unrest after the death of George Floyd overwhelmed many agencies and resulted in injuries to thousands of officers. What needs to be done before the next incident ignites protests and riots?
April 30, 2021
As soon as police pulled up, a young female can be seen tackling another female to the ground with what appeared to be a knife in her hand. The girl can then be seen charging at another nearby female while raising the apparent knife in the air, at which point the officer fired multiple shots, fatally wounding the attacker.
April 21, 2021
“The NYPD has voluntarily agreed to ban the use of the LRAD’s alert tone going forward,” a city spokeswoman said. “The NYPD has found a path forward that satisfies both law enforcement needs and the plaintiffs’ concerns about the use of the LRAD.”
April 19, 2021