Rikers Island Guards Still Using Excessive At 'Alarming Rate,' Report SaysA report issued Monday by a federal monitor overseeing reforms at the Rikers Island jail complex says guards continue to use excessive force at an "alarming rate.''
Witness: Police Officer Punched Man, Pointed Gun At Bystanders In Harlem ScuffleAn NYPD officer was allegedly caught on camera punching a man and pointing a gun at bystanders, and some witnesses believe his actions were excessive.
Commissioner Bratton Outlines Next Steps In James Blake False Arrest CaseOn Wednesday, the board returned its findings, substantiating an excessive use of force claim against Officer James Frascatore.
Complaint Review Board: Officer Used Excessive Force Against James BlakeThe NYPD Civilian Complaint Review Board has recommended discipline against the officer who tackled and arrested tennis icon James Blake last month.
NYPD Announces Reforms On Use Of Force Amid Critical ReportA rulebook for the nation's largest police department "is completely silent on what actions constitute 'force,'" said the report by Inspector General Philip Eure.
Report: Watchdogs Proving More NYC Police Force ComplaintsA report by the New York City agency charged with investigating police misconduct complaints shows that more allegations of excessive force are being substantiated.
NYPD Reviewing Video Showing Cops Punching Man During Arrest At Brooklyn TargetTwo police officers can be seen in the video punching Brissett as a crowd gathered and more police arrive.
Danbury Police Officer Fired For Allegedly Using Excessive ForceDaniel Sellner, a 19-year veteran, was fired after allegedly using excessive force against a young man he had in handcuffs.
Sources To CBS 2: Nassau Officer To Be Charged In Alleged Beating During Traffic StopA 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.
No Prosecution For 84-Year-Old UWS Man Ticketed For JaywalkingAn 84-year-old Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking will not face prosecution.
Neighbors Accuse NYPD Of Using Excessive Force In Shooting Of Knife-Wielding ManKevin, 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."
Ex-Playboy Playmate Wins Excessive Force Lawsuit Against NYPDA Manhattan jury has awarded a former Playboy playmate $1.2 million for injuries she suffered during a run-in with police in 2006.
Justice Department Launches Probe Of Newark Police DepartmentNew Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union chapter in September called for federal oversight of the city's 1,300-officer department.
Feds Looking Into Claims Against Newark PoliceThe ACLU's New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark's 1,300-officer department.
2nd Mistrial Declared In NYPD Subway Sodomy CaseMineo 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.