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African-American Women To Sue NYPD After They Were Accused Of Using A Stolen Credit Card, Arrested

NY Daily News | Keldy Ortiz and Reuven Blau | Posted 03.12.2015 | Black Voices

A trio of African-American women claim they were falsely detained by cops for several hours after staff at a massage parlor in downtown Brooklyn accus...

Matt Sledge

Major Occupy Wall Street Lawsuit Dismissed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In a surprising about-face, a federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Occupy Wall Street demonstrators against the New Yo...

Eric Garner's Family Suing New York City Over His Death

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.07.2014 | Crime

The family of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old man who died in July after police put him in a chokehold, is planning to sue New York City over his death, ...

NYPD In More Trouble

Posted 08.08.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to a $2 million settlement with the family of a Brooklyn man who died in a collision with a police car. ...

Another Major Victory In The Fight Against Stop And Frisk

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.19.2014 | Black Voices

A New York state judge has upheld a law making it easier for citizens to sue police officers performing unlawful stop and frisks based on race. "T...

When You Ask The NYPD For Help In Spanish, Don't Expect Them To Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.20.2014 | Latino Voices

The New York Police Department failed to translate a domestic abuse report given in Spanish by a woman who was later stabbed to death, according to ne...

HUGE Settlement For Protesters Arrested At 2004 RNC In New York

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers say New York City has agreed to pay $18 million to settle dozens of lawsuits filed by protesters and others who say they wer...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Forced To Produce Muslim Surveillance Records

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.26.2013 | New York

A federal judge ruled on Friday that targets of the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims can probe the department's files. Brooklyn U.S. District Judge P...

NYPD Sued Over Muslim Surveillance Program

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights lawyers say they plan to ask a federal judge to declare the New York Police Department's spying programs directed at Muslim...

NYPD Muslim Informant Told To 'Get Pictures'

AP | MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 07.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York Police Department detective told a federal judge that he's seen no evidence that one of his informants brought up the subj...

WATCH: NYPD Car Rams Dirt Bikes Twice Before Fatal Crash

| Posted 03.26.2013 | New York

By Patrick Wall, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer HUNTS POINT — The first time the police cruiser struck a dirt bike that Adalberto Gonzalez was riding ...

Targets Of NYPD Stop-And-Frisk To Testify

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A nonprofit worker wept on the witness stand Tuesday as he described an unnerving episode of being handcuffed near his home while an ...

7-Year-Old Handcuffed By NYPD For Hours Over $5

Posted 02.01.2013 | New York

The family of a 7-year-old boy has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD after they say the boy was handcuffed for nearly ten hours, all over a measly few ...

Woman Sues NYPD Over Arrest

| Posted 12.18.2012 | New York

By Jess Wisloski, DNAinfo Weekend Editor NEW YORK CITY — A Bedford-Stuyvesant woman who was arrested after taping a stop-and-frisk in her neighbo...

Former City Official Suing NYPD For West Indian Day Parade Assault

Posted 08.20.2012 | New York

A former city official is suing the NYPD, claiming cops tripped him during last year's West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. Kirsten John Foy, who at...

City Won't Defend Pepper-Spray Cop In Lawsuit

Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.03.2012 | New York

Anthony Bologna-- the NYPD Deputy Inspector caught on video pepper-spraying two women Occupy Wall Street protesters in Union Square last fall-- could ...

Anna Sanders

Cops 'Strangled' Man's Penis: Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Sanders | Posted 06.14.2012 | New York

A Brooklyn man claims that New York Police Department officers arrested him on false pretenses, beat him and "strangled" his penis with the drawstring...

NYPD Officer Uses Circumcised Penis To Prove His Innocence

Posted 01.25.2012 | New York

A former NYPD officer accused of flashing a female prisoner in 2010 is pointing to details below the belt in order to prove his innocence and maybe ev...

NYPD Intel Unit Caused Muslim Businesses To Close

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 01.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Even before it showed up in a secret police report, everybody in Bay Ridge knew that Mousa Ahmad's cafe was being watched. Strangers loit...

NYPD Sued For Discrimination Against Blacks, Hispanics

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A federal judge gave the green light Wednesday to a lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against blacks and H...

Jury Rules That NYPD DOES Use Quotas

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The verdict is in on whether the NYPD is influenced by quotas when arresting suspects. A jury of six men deciding a civil case brought by Carolyn B...

City Pays $300K To Settle Suit Against Gay Cop Who Rubbed Crotch In Front Of Male Co-Workers

nydailynews.com | By John Marzulli | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A lawsuit accusing a gay NYPD lieutenant of fondling himself in front of two male sergeants is costing the city a lot of scratch. The city has agre...