Members of an activist group circulated a petition at posts around the city Sunday — with the goal of ending what the group called “abusive practices” in the New York City Police Department.
Residents of the Jamaica section of Queens erupted in protest late Friday, after police arrested two men following an alleged drug deal.
Five NYPD employees, including two sworn officers, have been arrested on various charges since Friday.
Two police officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy on a street in East Flatbush Brooklyn have a history of being sued for civil rights violations, according to a published report.
A weekend confrontation between police officers and several teenage boys in Paramus, N.J., ended with two officers and one of the teens suffering minor injuries.
The City of Newark has reached a settlement with a teenage girl who was handcuffed and detained for videotaping city police officers in an incident on a public bus back in 2010, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.
More than 1,500 members of the New York City police force were directly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, but had no choice but to get to work and help the city cope.
The charges are not centered on the officer’s use of force, but rather what happened after the shooting incident. The grand jury indictment said the two officers removed shell casings from the scene and lied to detectives about what happened.
Two New Jersey police officers pursuing a stolen car early Sunday ended up rescuing the driver after the vehicle crashed and burst into flames.
The city is adding $1 million to the police budget for next year to help cover the officers’ salaries.
An off-duty New York City correction officer was shot and wounded in the arm by police officers after he pointed a gun at them in the Bronx.
Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said 24-year-old Jakub Szostak of Hackensack crashed his car June 2, shortly after leaving a local bar. Fellow officer Eric Mark, a 30-year-old city resident who was on duty, arrived on scene a short time later.
A Long Island woman accused of trying to run over police officers after being stopped for a traffic violation has been arrested.
Six people, including four police officers, were hospitalized after a gas station robbery led to a vehicular pursuit in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Documents show two police officers in southern New Jersey received payments not to sue after they were passed over for the chief’s job last year.