Day two of the trial for NYPD Officer Peter Liang, who accidentally shot and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley in 2014, zeroed on whether it made sense for him to have his gun drawn.
The NYC authorities are considering reforms that would soften penalties for things like urinating in public, making unreasonable noise, and hanging out in a park after dark.
A sergeant on the scene of Eric Garner's now-famous death in July 2014 is being slapped with departmental charges. We asked a former cop and prosecutor exactly what that means.
As you might expect, the tabloid wasted no time before calling the director's story "Pulp Fiction."
They don't hover and they're not even really boards, but riding one around New York will get you a ticket.
"It just seems like the good guys became the bad guys and vice versa. People are siding with the perps."
"Someone record!" Yibin Mu can be heard yelling in the video as the cop sits on his back. "Someone record this!"
Federal law enforcement issued a warning to police departments that something called the National Liberation Militia is planning some sort of attack.
The director referred to some of New York's finest as "murderers" at a rally this weekend, which, well, made a lot of people angry.
The speakers included Quentin Tarantino, Cornel West, and family members of victims of police violence.
Arrest and summons data suggest where you live in the city has a lot to do with how likely you are to get hassled by cops for weed.
Smartphones have helped ordinary citizens document interactions with police, and more complaints against the NYPD have been substantiated as a result.
He walked up to a college student on Wall Street and personally yanked a joint out of her mouth.
Is this going to be the end of New York's most controversial policing practice?
Sep 9, 2015
The Harvard star who once ranked number four in the world says race was "probably" a factor in plainclothes cops mistaking him for an identity-theft suspect.
Are cops too afraid of being indicted for police brutality to do their jobs anymore, or are young men just more prone to settle beefs with gun violence? Spoiler: No one knows.
El Grito de Sunset Park makes it their business to monitor the police and make sure they don't commit acts of brutality in the heavily Hispanic neighborhood.
By the time the dust settled, Garland Tyree had sprayed bullets from an automatic rifle across his neighborhood, shot a firefighter in the leg, and detonated a smoke grenade in his home.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is worried criminal justice reformers want to unleash hordes of "hardcore" bad guys "who have no values, no respect for human life." Is he right?
There was a time when I vowed to never bring another black child into this world. "For what?" I thought. "To be beaten, to be caged, to be taught to hate himself and everyone who shares the same skin as him?"
It's starting to seem like city cops are taking synthetic weed seriously, and perhaps even conducting a bonafide crackdown. But changing attitudes and policies on regular weed are complicating the situation.
On the anniversary of one of the most notorious police killings in recent memory, Eric Garner's family looks back at a year of grief and activism.
Jul 17, 2015
The borough was on edge after a retired NYPD officer took a photo of people in a parking lot with what looked like an assault rifle.
But the family of the Staten Island man isn't done advocating for justice and police reform in America.