Two police officers can be seen in the video punching Brissett as a crowd gathered and more police arrive.
Daniel Sellner, a 19-year veteran, was fired after allegedly using excessive force against a young man he had in handcuffs.
A Nassau County police officer was expected to be hit with criminal charges Tuesday, on allegations that he beat a Westbury man during a traffic stop in April, sources told CBS 2.
An 84-year-old Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking will not face prosecution.
Kevin, a neighbor and family friend, argued that the cops used excessive force. “Why didn’t they tase him to bring him down, calm him down and then grab hold of him to keep him under wraps?” he questioned. “That man did not deserve that.”
A Manhattan jury has awarded a former Playboy playmate $1.2 million for injuries she suffered during a run-in with police in 2006.
New Jersey’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter in September called for federal oversight of the city’s 1,300-officer department.
The ACLU’s New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark’s 1,300-officer department.
Mineo has a $440 million lawsuit against the city and the NYPD. He alleged an officer shoved a baton into his backside while he was face down on a subway platform.