Police brutality

LI Man Claims He Was Arrested For Videotaping Violent Police EncounterA Long Island man claims videotaping police in action got him arrested.
Cuomo Set To Appoint AG As Special Prosecutor To Probe Police-Involved KillingsThe governor hopes that the national conversation about police abuse will take a new turn and that other jurisdictions will follow his model.
Source: 2 NYPD Officers Assaulted During Protest Over Police ViolenceDemonstrators and police officers clashed on the streets of Brooklyn Tuesday night in Lower Manhattan, in a protest against alleged acts of police brutality throughout the country.
Investigations Chief At Rikers Island Resigns Amid Brutality ReportFederal reports called Finkle's investigation division ineffectual, understaffed and biased in favor of correction officers.
WCBS 880: #MyNYPD Twitter Hashtag Backfires, Gets Flooded With Images Of Police BrutalityA NYPD social media effort backfired horribly Tuesday when Twitter users began posting photos of apparent police brutality.
Protest To Accompany Bratton's Official Return As NYPD CommissionerReturning Police Commissioner William Bratton will be sworn into office just after midnight New Year’s Day.
Surveillance Video Captures Alleged Paterson, N.J. Police BrutalityA 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.
Hundreds With Occupy Wall Street Rally Against Police BrutalityAbout 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.
Family Wants Attorney General To Take Over Bronx Police Beating CaseThe 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.
Bronx DA Opens Investigation After Video Shows Cops Allegedly Beating, Kicking SuspectThe officers from the 42nd Precinct have been stripped of their guns and shields and placed on modified duty.
Staten Island Man Claims Cops Beat, Sodomized Him During ArrestA Staten Island man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming seven police officers beat and sexually assaulted him during a drug bust in February.
'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters Mark One Month In Zuccotti ParkOccupy Wall Street protesters were celebrating their month-long occupation of Zuccotti Park Monday. But what's next for those demonstrating?