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An NYPD 'Bee Cop' Explains How to Calm Down Thousands of Swarming Bees

Officer Darren Mays talks about how he became part of the two-man team, and what it's like to coax 35,000 stinging insects into a vacuum.
Allie Conti
8.30.18
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Las Vegas Cop Charged After Killing an Unarmed Man with a Chokehold

Kenneth Lopera is the first Metropolitan Police Department cop to be charged with an officer-involved fatality in almost 30 years.
Drew Schwartz
6.6.17
Sanctuary cities

New York City debunks Justice Department's claim that it's "soft on crime"

Carter Sherman
4.21.17
Religious Freedom

The NYPD will allow officers to have beards and turbans but barriers remain for Sikh-Americans

Angad Singh
12.30.16
New York

At least 29 people injured after explosion in Manhattan

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said authorities suspect a blast that occurred outside a home for the blind in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood was the result of "an intentional act."
VICE News
9.18.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump calls Clinton a "bigot" during a rally with Brexit leader Nigel Farage, an attack on American University in Afghanistan kills 12, Prince's home will be opened to the public, and more.
VICE Staff
8.25.16
americas

The NYPD broke its own rules when spying on Muslims, inspector general says

The department routinely failed to justify ongoing surveillance activity and often violated their protocol when using confidential informants in intelligence-gathering
Tess Owen
8.24.16
News

A Former Cop Describes Racist Police Quotas in New York

A former officer for the NYPD breaks down the class-action lawsuit led by minority cops against the largest police force in America.
John Surico
4.4.16
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NYPD Cops Who Arrested Black Mailman Have History of Alleged Civil Rights Violations

Three of the four officers involved in the arrest have been named as defendants in federal civil rights suits alleging false arrest and other forms of misconduct.
Tess Owen
3.30.16
News

Meet the Muslims Suing the Cops for Their Own Surveillance Records

The NYPD worked with the feds to spy on the Muslim community, and now it's trying to beat a lawsuit using a 40-year-old CIA secrecy doctrine.
CJ Ciaramella
3.29.16
News

Is New York City About to Ease Up on Petty BS Crimes?

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.
John Surico
1.21.16
americas

NYPD Union Boycotts Quentin Tarantino's 'Depraved' Films After Police Abuse Protest

The head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association called Tarantino a “purveyor of degeneracy” after the film director spoke at a #RiseUpOctober rally over the weekend.
VICE News
10.26.15
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