NYPD

Judge Orders NYPD to Release Records of Undercover Surveillance of #BlackLivesMatter

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A New York Supreme Court judge has ruled that the New York Police Department must comply with an information request for files and recordings of undercover surveillance of a #BlackLivesMatter protest that didn’t result in any arrests. We won! Judge orders NYPD to release records...

#DeborahDanner: NYPD Cop Kills 66-Year-Old Mentally Ill Black Woman

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The NYPD is now saying that they failed a 66-year-old mentally ill Black woman, after killing her. An uniformed NYPD sergeant shot and killed Deborah Danner after she waved a pair of scissors and a baseball bat at him, police said. Police received a “person...

NYPD Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Receives Major Pay Raise

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The NY Daily News reports that Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD cop whose chokehold ultimately led to Eric Garner’s death, raked in $119,996 from the department in fiscal year 2016, $20,000 more than what he was making before he was placed on modified duty after Garner’s death....

Top Model Ajak Deng Reveals She Was Almost Killed By Two White Police Officers

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Model Ajak Deng has always been outspoken about her experiences as a dark-skinned woman in the fashion industry and her feelings about dealing with racism as a black woman in America. Deng recently took to Instagram in a series of videos to share the details...

It Happened Again: No Charges Will Be Filed Against NYPD Officer Who Killed Ramarley Graham

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Four years after 18-year-old Ramarley Graham was fatally shot by a NYPD officer in the bathroom of his home, federal prosecutors have decided there is not enough evidence to pursue criminal charges. Officer Richard Haste, the cop who shot the unarmed teen, was initially indicted in state court...

Charges Dropped Against 5 NYC Teens Accused Of Gang Raping Woman At Playground

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Charges have been dropped against 5 New York City teens accused of gang-raping an 18-year-old woman in a park at gunpoint. The accuser recanted her statement and also said there was no gun, according to Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson. What was really going on in...