State Supreme Court Justice William E. Garnett was unpersuaded by arguments that the public has a right to know how the grand jury came to its decision not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
A decade after setting up a special unit to monitor the use of force by cops in Los Angeles, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is importing the idea to NYC.
When I read the Justice Department report on the police in Ferguson, I literally shook my head twice to make sure that the authors were describing Missouri cops and not the New York Police Department.
Today it was revealed that a number of Wikipedia entries were edited by users inside NYPD headquarters, who had opinions on everything from Derek Jeter to Barry Manilow.
According to witnesses, an argument between the 69-year-old retired corrections officer and two men ended horribly when the older man pulled out a handgun.
Racist emails and other evidence leaking out from a federal probe into the city's police department paints a picture of systematic discrimination.
The late actor's character from the 1980s movie Road House is reportedly being used to teach New York City cops how to play nice.
New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
Peter Liang is just the fourth New York City cop to be indicted for killing someone since 1999.
The welcome streak comes after weeks of tension between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The 32-year-old Egyptian artist's first New York solo show takes on police brutality and the crimes committed by the American government.
Last year a YouTube video of Andrew Kalleen getting hassled and arrested by NYPD cops got shared all over the internet, and now the busker has decided to fight City Hall.
A Georgia reform bill proposed in the wake of a police operation that put an 18-month-old in the hospital is a step in the right direction.
We talked to Philip Eure, the man charged with reforming the country's largest police force.
Activists say the NYPD is unleashing its counterterrorism tools on those protesting against police brutality, conflating dissent with the threat of terrorism.
We should salute cops when they do their jobs, but law enforcement heroism can't be used to delay police reform.
The city's new inspector general's analysis of NYPD disciplinary procedures "revealed troubling deficiencies from the top-down that must be rectified."
JD Samson's queer art and music collective MEN has decided to call it quits, so we spoke to the queer icon about what's next.
A police shooting Monday night shows that city cops are still doing their jobs, but arrest numbers remain low.
The New York Civil Liberties Union and the Legal Aid Society are demanding that the Staten Island district attorney release details on how the grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for Eric Garner's death.
On Tuesday, police in Dothan, Alabama, fatally shot a reported member of the loosely-defined "sovereign citizen" movement after he refused to show a government-issued ID to employees at an animal shelter.
We entered 2015 the way we left 2014: worried about the cops, the weather, the Islamic State, and cancer.
This past week saw New York City cops shift from symbolic protest—turning their backs on the mayor—to actually packing it up and not doing their jobs.
Some of the more notable SWAT raids of the past decade have been precipitated by anonymous informants. Most of the time, their credibility is something known only to police—assuming they exist in the first place.