Police brutality

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigations Chief At Rikers Island Resigns Amid Brutality Report

Federal reports called Finkle’s investigation division ineffectual, understaffed and biased in favor of correction officers.

08/22/2014

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WCBS 880: #MyNYPD Twitter Hashtag Backfires, Gets Flooded With Images Of Police Brutality

A NYPD social media effort backfired horribly Tuesday when Twitter users began posting photos of apparent police brutality.

04/22/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protest To Accompany Bratton’s Official Return As NYPD Commissioner

Returning Police Commissioner William Bratton will be sworn into office just after midnight New Year’s Day.

12/31/2013

Still shot of surveillance video obtained by the Star-Ledger allegedly showing police brutality in Paterson, N.J. from Sept. 3, 2011. (credit: NJ.com)

Surveillance Video Captures Alleged Paterson, N.J. Police Brutality

A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Newark claims Alexis Aponte and Miguel Rivera of Prospect Park were both beaten while handcuffed and lying on the ground. Aponte was a passenger in a truck driven by Rivera when police stopped them.

07/01/2013

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Hundreds With Occupy Wall Street Rally Against Police Brutality

About 500 Occupy members marched from Zuccotti Park to Union Square with the family of John Collado, who was shot by a plain clothes police officer last fall.

03/24/2012

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Family Wants Attorney General To Take Over Bronx Police Beating Case

The family of 19-year-old Jatiek Reed, who was allegedly battered with nightsticks and kicked repeatedly by police officers in the Bronx, are calling for an independent investigation.

02/09/2012

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Bronx DA Opens Investigation After Video Shows Cops Allegedly Beating, Kicking Suspect

The officers from the 42nd Precinct have been stripped of their guns and shields and placed on modified duty.

02/01/2012

Photo of Vincent Delgrosso showing injuries to his face following his arrest in February.(credit: Handout)

Staten Island Man Claims Cops Beat, Sodomized Him During Arrest

A Staten Island man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming seven police officers beat and sexually assaulted him during a drug bust in February.

10/18/2011

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters Mark One Month In Zuccotti Park

Occupy Wall Street protesters were celebrating their month-long occupation of Zuccotti Park Monday. But what’s next for those demonstrating?

10/17/2011

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Clubgoers Claim Police Brutality After Brawl Erupts Outside Tammany Hall

Five police officers were injured and six people arrested after brawl erupted outside a Lower East Side club early Wednesday morning following a hip hop CD release party.

06/30/2011

Anna Stanczyk

Dog Poop-gate: Woman Alleges Beating By NYPD

Anna Stanczyk said showing her bruises is the easy part. It’s talking about how she got them that is tough.

12/08/2010