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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
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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
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
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
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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
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New York's Top Cop Thinks Not Enough People Are in Jail

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?
John Surico
8.6.15
THE WORST DRUG IN THE WORLD

Can the NYPD Actually Do Anything About Synthetic Marijuana?

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.
Allie Conti
7.29.15
News

How Eric Garner's Family Is Coping with Their Loss One Year Later

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.
Kristen Gwynne
7.20.15
News

New York City Just Settled with the Family of Eric Garner for $5.9 Million

But the family of the Staten Island man isn't done advocating for justice and police reform in America.
Kristen Gwynne
7.14.15
News

How a Mentally Ill Haitian Immigrant Got Killed by New York Police

Why did two NYPD detectives investigating a robbery shoot David Felix to death in April despite being informed he was a diagnosed schizophrenic?
Nick Pinto
6.25.15
News

A New Report Shows How the NYPD Hassles Minorities for Petty BS

The Police Reform Organizing Project has collected more than 100 stories that flesh out what many describe as a failed system that ensnares too many blacks and Latinos.
John Surico
5.28.15
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