Suspect Shootings Bring Claims of Police Brutality in New York City

Members of the largely Caribbean Bronx neighborhood of Williamsbridge recently came together to protest the police shooting of a local teenager – the latest incident of police violence. An NYPD investigation of street corner drug dealing – a neighborhood problem according to local residents – targeted a Bronx 18-year-old for questioning in February 2012. Believing […]

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New York Police Brutality Comes at a High Price

Often, many in America have an idealized, romanticized Andy-Griffith-in-Mayberry image of police officers. While this image tends to hold true for many interactions with police officers, there is an altogether different reality for some. Over the past decade, the New York Police Department (NYPD), the largest police department in the United States, has paid out […]

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Police Brutality: Too Common in NYC

A New York City police officer says fellow police officers brutally beat him after his wife called for help when thugs threatened guests at their Queens home. The New York Daily News reports that Officer Larry Jackson says fellow officers broke his hand after they were called for help in removing a gun-wielding man from his […]

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Police Brutality Still a Problem in New York

When police in Passaic, New Jersey beat Ronnie Holloway outside a restaurant last May, the incident was captured on videotape and sparked an anti-police brutality rally. The police officer who was seen to engage in what appeared to be an unprovoked assault on the unarmed, peaceful and compliant Holloway was soon indicted. Police officer Joseph […]

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