Critics Of Facial Recognition Technology Target NYC And The State With 'Ban The Scan' CampaignFacial recognition uses algorithms to automatically detect faces from surveillance cameras and social media and it tries to match the images with a country-wide mug shot database.
Barnard College Officers On Leave Amid Accusations Of Racial ProfilingBarnard College placed several public safety officers and a supervisor on administrative leave following accusations of racial profiling.
Lawyers: Demoting Wyckoff Police Chief For Racial Profiling Email UnfairThe lawyer for a New Jersey police chief facing demotion for sending an email advocating racial profiling says the punishment is "exceptionally inappropriate'' and that the town is "pandering to the ultra-liberal''
Prosecutors: Wyckoff Police Chief's Email Violated Directive Against Racial PolicingThe Bergen County Prosecutor’s office ruled Tuesday that the police chief in Wyckoff violated directives against racially-influenced policing in a 2014 email.
Monitor Named For Wyckoff, N.J. Police After Email Allegedly Advises ProfilingBergen County officials on Friday named a temporary monitor Friday to oversee the police department in Wyckoff, after its chief sent an email that appeared to support racial profiling.
Men Say They Were Kicked Off Flight Due To Racial ProfilingFour men from Brighton Beach, Brooklyn have filed a lawsuit against American Airlines, claiming they were racially profiled and kicked off a plane that was supposed to bring them home from Canada.
Former Workers Say CVS Supervisors Told Them To Racially Profile Minority ShoppersCVS spokeswoman Carolyn Castel says the company doesn't tolerate discrimination and is "shocked" by the allegations.
NYPD Officers Receive New Stop-And-Frisk Rules With Tight New RestrictionsNYPD officers on Tuesday received new official guidelines for use of the stop-and-frisk method, in response to a federal ruling that concluded that the method discriminated against minorities.
Macy's To Pay $650,000 To Settle Racial Profiling AllegationsMacy's has agreed to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Herald Square.
Actor Robert Brown Settles Racial Profiling Lawsuit With Macy'sBrown filed the lawsuit after he said he was falsely accused of credit card fraud at Macy's flagship store in Herald Square last year.
Lawsuit: TLC Mistakes Black Man, Bi-Racial Wife For Illegal Livery Cab Driver, PassengerA married couple allegedly mistaken for an illegal livery cab driver and a passenger is suing the Taxi & Limousine Commission for $3 million, alleging racial profiling.
Venezuelan Tourist Cleared Of Alleged Shoplifting At Macy'sA Venezuelan tourist was acquitted Monday of shoplifting at Macy’s Herald Square flagship store, in one of several cases of shoppers saying they were wrongly accused of stealing at major New York City retailers.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Drops Lawsuit Over NYPD Anti-Profiling LawNew York City will drop a challenge to a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.
Sharpton: Retailers To List Shoppers' 'Bill Of Rights' The Rev. Al Sharpton says civil rights leaders met Monday with representatives from retail chains including Barneys, Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor and The Gap.
City Slaps Macy’s With Subpoena Over Racial Profiling CaseThe New York City Commission on Human Rights is investigating anti-theft practices at Macy’s following multiple claims of racial profiling.