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The New York Post reports that about half of the city’s cops feel bad about “how the public views them” and as a result “feel negatively about the job.” The responses are based on an internal survey conducted by the NYPD. A whopping 85 percent of officers are worried about taking action on the street […]

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It’s so popular to blame Barack Obama’s presidency for everything from the poor economy to the reason Two and a Half Men re-runs still air that it’s become a meme. But on Sunday, Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins attributed New York’s recent anti-cop sentiment on the president without a hint of irony or humor. […]

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Benjamin Farias, the Bronx man who recorded his April 20th arrest and caught the cops who stopped him on the Grand Concourse admitting they “don’t know why the pulled him over,” is filing a suit against the city, alleging unlawful arrest and injury. He claims his wrist was fractured during the arrest. “I knew something […]

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Too often with videos documenting police brutality, we see one of two things: Either a crowd of bystanders looks on helplessly as officers abuse their power, or the crowd gets involved, and then there are mass arrests. In this video shot by Copwatch Patrol Unit member Michael Barber, however, neither of those outcomes happened — […]

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Another day, another video of the NYPD being awful. In this video, uploaded to YouTube on April 30 by the man being arrested, two officers in the Bronx are seen illegally arresting a man during a traffic stop. The man set his phone camera to record and put it in the cupholder, which the cops […]

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A bill that would enable the state attorney general to investigate deaths of unarmed civilians in altercations with the police has failed in the state Senate. Capital reports that it was “voted down 20-16” in the GOP-led Senate Finance Committee. The bill was proposed by Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins after Eric Garner died at […]

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A Hank Schrader-looking plainclothes cop asked an Uber driver how long he’d been in the country as part of a vicious tirade during a traffic stop. According to passenger Sanjay Seth, who recorded the video, the officer began parallel parking without turning on his blinker; when the driver honked, the cop came over and unleashed […]

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Police in Washington State gunned down a man that was running away from them with his hands up. The incident took place on Tuesday in the city of Pasco, and was caught on camera multiple witnesses. As reported by King5 news in Washington, the police had been called in to response to reports that the […]

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A Brooklyn grand jury has indicted rookie cop Peter Liang in the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley, reports NY1. According to the New York Post, the charges include manslaughter in the second degree. Liang and another officer were patrolling East New York’s Pink Houses on November 20 and entered the building. As Liang was opening […]

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Detective Sekou Bourne, the same cop who knocked a teen unconscious for smoking a cigarette, is now being accused of tackling a woman to the ground for sucking on a lollipop. A new complaint filed with the Civilian Complaint Review Board alleges that Bourne and Sargeant Afzal Ali raided Malik Saunders’s East New York apartment […]

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