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Nypd Facebook Probe

Racist Facebook Cops Punished

Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

The NYPD has disciplined 17 of the department's cops who took part in a racist Facebook page titled "No More West Indian Day Parade Detail." NYPD s...

Punishing Cops for Hate Speech

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 02.11.2012 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Does the First Amendment protect a police officer who makes racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic remarks? Does it matter if the remarks are made in the officer's private capacity as an ordinary citizen?