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Civilian Complaint Review Board

Matt Sledge

NYPD Routinely Declined To Discipline Officers For Chokeholds

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In January 2008, a teenage high-school student in the Bronx had an argument with her principal. An NYPD officer assigned to the school qui...

Matt Sledge

NYPD 'Emasculated' Its Own Chokehold Ban, Watchdog Agency Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Three months after Eric Garner died at the hands of New York police while shouting, "I can't breathe," a city agency has found that chokeh...

Matt Sledge

Shake-Up At NYPD Oversight Board Ahead Of Leadership Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

At least two more members of New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board have resigned ahead of a Thursday vote on replacing the police watchdog's...

Matt Sledge

Bill Bratton Thinks NYPD Disciplinary System Is 'Broken,' Oversight Official Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Critics of the New York City Police Department's disciplinary process think the system is broken -- and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton agr...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Oversight Chair Considers Punting On Stop-And-Frisk

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The new chairman of the New York City board that investigates alleged police misconduct suggested on Tuesday that the panel may stop probi...

Matt Sledge

Why Bad New York Cops Can Get Away With Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Two years ago, a black man named Darren Collins claimed that a New York City cop humiliated him in front of his friends in broad daylight,...

The Changing Face of Police Brutality: Bratton's Broken Windows and the Death of Eric Garner

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 09.27.2014 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

Things don't seem to be changing much with the NYPD and the latest case of a black man dying at their hands has a lot of New Yorkers being left to feel as if perhaps they were fooled by the campaign rhetoric of one Mayor Bill de Blasio, and the police-community relations promises of NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton.

Matt Sledge

NYPD Officers Get Stop-And-Frisk Free Pass

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The NYPD is giving its officers a free pass on stop-and-frisk misconduct allegations as a result of Mayor Bill de Blasio's inaction, an ad...

Dead Board Awakening?

Len Levitt | Posted 06.04.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The Civilian Complaint Review Board [CCRB] has never amounted to much. Its work involves the most minor police misconduct. At best, its value is sy...

Sex, Lies and Michael Mineo

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Three cops are now on trial in Brooklyn State Supreme Court on the explosive claim of Michael Mineo, a 25-year-old admitted Crips gang member.

Complaints Against NYPD At All-Time High In 2009

WNYC | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Civilian Complaint Review Board says that last year a total of 7,674 New Yorkers complained about police misconduct, an all-time high....

Putting Civilian Review Back Into the CCRB

Dan Garodnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Garodnick

The "bad old days" of crime are simply a memory, except in one respect: we are moving back to a time when the NYPD had the sole authority to police its own officers accused of misconduct.