The owner of a well-known Harlem restaurant and two of his employees filed a civil rights lawsuit against the NYPD last week over a 2017 altercation involving a group of white women.
More than a week after director and musician Boots Riley delivered a pointed and detailed critique of BlacKkKlansman and its portrayal of police officers, filmmaker Spike Lee has a response.
Esaw Snipes, the widow of NYPD choking victim, Eric Garner, whose last words repeated the refrain, “I can’t breathe,” recently moved into a dream home, but of course, remains bittersweet that her husband and daughter could not be there to share it with her.
1,462 days after Eric Garner wheezed the words “I can’t breathe” before giving up the ghost on a Staten Island sidewalk, the New York Police Department has decided to discipline Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer whose arms just happened to be wrapped around Garner’s neck at the time.
A Black Lives Matter protester is reportedly filing a $5 million lawsuit against New York City bicycle cops who he claims beat him during a wrongful arrest back in March.
Two childhood friends have filed Internal Affairs Bureau and Civilian Complaint Review Board complaints against the New York City Police Department after they were wrongly identified as shooting suspects in Harlem and then arrested.
A black New York City police officer is seeking $5 million for emotional anguish after, he says, two fellow officers pulled him over and arrested him for no reason.
The New York City Police Department has recently attempted to explain its disproportionate arrest rates of black and Hispanic people on weed charges by saying that more residents in majority-black and -Hispanic neighborhoods call the cops to complain about weed.
Another day, another activity added to the list of things black people can’t do while being black.
It didn’t take long for Police Officer Joseph Essig to get into trouble. A little over a year into his career with the New York City Police Department, the rookie cop was busted in Atlantic City, N.J., on a felony charge of criminal sexual misconduct for groping a woman.
In a most stinging irony, Saheed Vassell slid into a worsening depression after his best friend, Ortanzso “Marlon” Bovell, was shot and killed by police in 2008.
When ex-New York City Police Detective Kevin Desormeau appeared before a judge this week, he had already been convicted of lying under oath.
The New York City Police Department picked the wrong one.
A New York City Police Department sergeant who shot and killed a mentally ill black woman two years ago was found not guilty following a bench trial.
A Brooklyn, N.Y., federal judge has ruled that police officers were justified in arresting 16-year-old Kimani Gray as the teen lay in the street dying from gunshot wounds suffered at the hands of police.
A black New York City Police Department commander is receiving sharp criticism from other law enforcement officers after her police precinct’s account tweeted out the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter on Friday.
Somewhere in New York City, there is a police officer who has bravely set aside his dedication to stopping and frisking random black men to work on one of the greatest penis-related crimes of the century. This brave hero, dedicated to protecting and serving the citizens of the Big Apple, is charged with tracking down…
The New York City Police Department may very well get the award for employing the world’s messiest janitor. A custodial assistant has been arrested for the third time in less than a year—a record that includes a previous charge of bank robbery.
On April 26, 1994, a woman told the New York City Police Department that she had been dragged into the bushes and raped in Prospect Park in the city’s Brooklyn borough. She insisted it was true after the New York Daily News’ Mike McAlary wrote a story entitled “Rape Hoax, the Real Crime,” alleging that the woman “will…