Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes

Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
Sarah Emerson
Desus & Mero

This Video of NYPD Cops Getting Roasted Is the Most New York Thing Ever

A group of New Yorkers flamed a bunch of police officers and caught it on tape.
Sarah Bellman
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Several women accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, Trump gushes on phone with Putin, state attorneys general vow to sue to protect net neutrality, and more.
VICE Staff

Two Cops Got Charged with Rape After a Teen's Desperate Public Plea

The 18-year-old woman has long said two NYPD detectives kidnapped her in the back of an unmarked police van. But her social media posts are being used against her.
Sonja Sharp
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Racist 'MAGA' Letters Are Being Sent All Over New York

The swastika-laden hate mail was sent to at least nine different spots in Brooklyn and Manhattan this week, including the Israeli consulate.
River Donaghey
Garage Magazine

Vintage Photos by the NYPD's "Red Squad" Capture a City in Turmoil

A new exhibition traces the social and political upheaval of New York City in the 1960s and '70s through surveillance photos taken by a special police division.
Sarah Valdez

Can Businesses Refuse to Serve Cops?

Some NYPD officers and supporters are mad at Dunkin' Donuts after a clerk allegedly refused to serve two officers because they were cops. Is that even legal?
Mike Pearl
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Minorities Are Still More Likely to Be Stopped by the NYPD

A new report found the city's stop-and-frisk rate has plummeted—but affects more people of colour than whites.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Cop Just Got Charged with Murder for Killing a Mentally Ill Woman

NYPD sergeant Hugh Barry said he acted in self-defense when he shot 66-year-old Deborah Danner in her NYC apartment last year.
Lauren Messman

New York Cop Drains Ridiculous Three Over the Fence

More important: listen to the kid trying to get him to engage in some illegal sports betting.
Liam Daniel Pierce
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Former NYPD Cops Allegedly Traded Gun Licenses for Prostitutes

According to Tuesday's charges, officers accepted cash, prostitutes, and vacations in a massive corruption scandal.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Explosive Device Was Found at New York's Busiest Bus Terminal

The bag's owner has been charged with reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the NYPD.
River Donaghey