NYPD Apologizes For 1969 Raid Of Stonewall Inn

By Jennifer Peltz, AP.org -

NEW YORK — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York’s police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. “The [...]

Activist, Who Says NYPD Officers Tried To Frame Him, Gets $860,000 Settlement

By Dean Meminger, Ny1.com -

In the summer of 2016, activist Jose LaSalle was arrested after he recorded video of police stopping and frisking two men in the Bronx. On a secret recording provided by LaSalle, NYPD officers in [...]

NYPD Surveilled Of Black Lives Matter Protesters And Keeps Their Records

By George Joseph, Theappeal.org -

It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015. Black Lives Matter protests were still erupting across the country, and M.J. Williams, a lawyer and activist, was excited to get more involved. The [...]

NYPD Must Release Records On Cell Phone Monitoring Of Protesters

By Jason Grant, Law.com -

In a strongly worded opinion addressing New York’s Freedom of Information Law, a Manhattan Supreme Court justice has ruled that the New York City Police Department must release information to a [...]

Muslim Groups Awarded Damages Over Discriminatory NYPD Surveillance

By Kevin Gosztola, Mintpressnews.com -

“We have been down similar roads before. Jewish Americans during the Red Scare, African Americans during the civil rights movement, and Japanese Americans during World War II are examples that [...]

NYPD Spying On Muslims Challenged

By Chris Fry, Workers.org -

Two Muslim men have challenged the New York Police Department’s cloak of secrecy over NYPD surveillance of Muslim mosques and student groups. The men’s case went to the New York Court of Appeals [...]

NYPD Has 30 Days To Turn Over Surveillance Of BLM Protesters To Court

By Stephen Rex Brown, nydailynews.com -

By Stephen Rex Brown for The Daily News - The NYPD has 30 days to turn over surveillance videos of Black Lives Matter protesters after a Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday that the department [...]

NYPD, Prosecutor & NYC Conspired to Destroy Black and Brown Lives

BY Shaun King, www.medium.com -

By Shaun King for Medium. “Stop and frisk has been banned, but police in the 42nd precinct are actually doing something far worse. They are setting quotas and goals for the number of people each [...]

Transparency Needed, But Fought, Over NYPD Spying

By Josmar Trujillo, www.fair.org -

By Josmar Trujillo for FAIR - Last week, the New York City Council held hearings on proposed legislation calling on the New York Police Department to be more transparent with how they surveil and [...]

NYPD Sued Over Facial Recognition Program

By Ava Kofman, www.theintercept.com -

By Ava Kofman for the Intercept. Researchers at Georgetown University law school filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit against the New York City Police Department for the agency’s refusal to [...]

NYPD Infiltrated Black Lives Matter, Got Access To Messages

By George Joseph, www.theguardian.com -

By George Joseph for The Guardian - Undercover officers in the New York police department infiltrated small groups of Black Lives Matter activists and gained access to their text messages, [...]

Disturbing Secret History Of NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

By Jack Jenkins and Carimah Townes, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Jack Jenkins and Carimah Townes for Think Progress - On July 17, 2014, NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo wrapped his arms around Eric Garner’s neck and squeezed. He held tight as his colleagues [...]

NYPD Must Release All Files About Undercover Spying On Black Lives Matter Protests

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff of RT - A New York Supreme Court judge has ruled that the New York Police Department must comply with an information request for files and recordings of undercover surveillance of a [...]

Judge Calls For Additional Safeguards In NYPD Surveillance Rules

By Staff, www.aclu.org -

BY Staff of ACLU - NEW YORK - In a legal challenge to the New York City Police Department’s surveillance of American Muslims, a federal judge issued a ruling calling for alterations to a landmark [...]

Walking Tour Of New York’s Massive Surveillance Network

By Cora Currier, www.theintercept.com -

By Cora Currier for The Intercept. New York City - Earlier this month, on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the lower tip of Manhattan was thronged with soldiers in uniform, firefighters [...]