Police Brutality

Policy

Viral video of protester’s arrest shows regular occurrence for New Yorkers of color

Arrests by plainclothes officers in unmarked vehicles are common in low-income communities of color say some advocates and legislators.

Police Brutality

Politics

Trump threatens to send federal agents to NYC

The city and state have already threatened legal action should agents be deployed to the city.

Zellnor Myrie

Politics

State Sen. Zellnor Myrie wants to end qualified immunity

The legal defense has been criticized for giving police officers an unfair advantage in civil lawsuits.

New York State

Politics

Cariol Horne finally gets some attention

With the Buffalo Common Council putting pressure on the state attorney general, the former police officer may have a chance of collecting her pension.

Police Brutality

Politics

‘Occupy City Hall’ protestors want to defund the NYPD

Hundreds of activists are camping out, calling for a $1 billion cut to the police budget.

NYPD

Politics

The New York Post's most outrageous ‘copaganda’

The New York Post will tell you whatever its police sources say, other facts notwithstanding.

NYPD

Politics

The reforms in store for the NYPD

What’s poised to change for the police – and whether it will make a difference.

NYPD

Politics

Social distancing enforcement is softer in white neighborhoods

Crowds have been gathering on streets outside bars in Manhattan. Weirdly, the cops haven’t beaten them up.

NYPD

Policy

NYC to force NYPD to reveal its secret surveillance tech

Legislation three years in the making will require the police to disclose information about facial recognition and other tools.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

The protest primary

The movement against racism and police brutality has reshaped the electoral landscape.

Police Brutality

Policy

Police reform activists and experts react to 50-a repeal

Advocates explain why having more transparency is important in the movement to end police brutality.

NYPD

Policy

Police discipline in the wake of protest enforcement

Videos have shown use of force against protesters. Here are the police who’ve faced punishment so far.

Police Brutality

Politics

How state lawmakers seized the moment

After months on the sidelines the Legislature snapped into action. Here’s how the bills got passed.

Criminal justice

Policy

The remaining obstacles to police transparency

Repealing 50-a may make police records public, but lengthy record requests could stand in the way of actually seeing them.

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