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07.07.15 Liam Mathews

Kaylee Dedrick — one of the protestors egregiously pepper sprayed by Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna during a 2011 demonstration — has settled with the city for $55,000, her attorney Ronald Kuby told AMNY on Monday. Dedrick was standing behind a barricade when Tony Baloney walked up and doused her and her fellow protestors with pepper […]

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07.06.15 Liam Mathews

Attorney Elinor Sutton, who is leading a class action suit against the city seeking restitution for the hundreds of thousands of unnecessary summonses issued by the NYPD in order to meet unlawfully imposed quotas, accuses the NYPD of systematically destroying evidence that relates to summonses in documents filed last week, the Daily News reports. Attorneys […]

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07.03.15 Liam Mathews

The Daily News reports that after the most peaceful June on record, the NYPD is on pace to see less than 100,000 felony crimes for the first time in the department’s history in 2015. “This month’s historically low crime stats and declining CCRB complaints make it clear: we can bring police and community closer together […]

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07.02.15 Liam Mathews

This video, posted to Facebook on July 1, has gotten over a million views due to the stunning aggression shown by the plainclothes detective enacting the arrest. Two men were walking down Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem when they were stopped. It’s unclear if the police told them why they were being stopped, or if […]

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06.30.15 Keegan Stephan

On Monday night, Black Lives Matter activists crashed the Bryant Park screening of 1946 film noir classic The Killers. They held up a sign mirroring the movie poster, replacing the faces of Hollywood actors with NYPD cops who have killed New Yorkers. They held a prolonged mic check, detailing the facts of each case. Minutes […]

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Liam Mathews

Commissioner Bill Bratton went before the City Council yesterday to plead his case that fuck what y’all say, the NYPD is still gonna choke people and pretty much just keep doing everything it’s been doing. The New York Times reports that while the NYPD is willing and poised to change the language of its chokehold […]

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06.29.15 Liam Mathews

It’s Monday morning, but you don’t want the weekend to end. Especially this weekend, of all weekends. Even with the rain, the whole city felt like it was having a party thanks to Pride. But I got you. Because I saw a video on the NYC Reddit of a cop getting into it during yesterday’s […]

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06.26.15 Prachi Gupta

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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06.24.15 Keegan Stephan

A peaceful protest against the city’s decision to budget $170 million to hire 1,300 new cops resulted in at least one arrest Tuesday night — because a protester sneezed. The arrest occurred in front of Gracie Mansion around 9 PM, after demonstrators gathered at City Hall, marched to Union Square, then took the subway to […]

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06.23.15 Prachi Gupta

Witnesses say that four people were arrested in Harlem during a peaceful march in remembrance of the nine Charleston Shooting victims on Monday night. The Daily News reports that around 200 people showed up at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. statue at 125th Street to honor the six black women and three black men who […]

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