by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 4, 2014
The tragic tale of Eric Garner's death bears a striking resemblance to another police chokehold case that reached the Supreme Court in 1983.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on December 3, 2014
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on November 8, 2014
Are the police equipped for the job?
by Nicole Flatow Posted on November 6, 2014
The reaction of one police union president: “If the current practice of making arrests for both possession and sale of marijuana is, in fact, abandoned, then this is clearly the beginning of the breakdown of a civilized society."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 23, 2014
The NYPD's propensity to target African Americans and Latinos extends even to the most banal offenses.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on September 24, 2014
After her encounter with the police, Sandra Amezquita says that she bled from her vagina and that she suffered bruises on her arm and her belly.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 6, 2014
EMT workers said they had to intervene to stop police from beating the restrained patient.
by Aviva Shen Posted on August 2, 2014
They were responding to a 911 call from a different apartment.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on July 10, 2014
Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced on Tuesday that his office will no longer prosecute most minor marijuana cases.
by Aviva Shen Posted on May 20, 2014
“Mommy, Mommy,” he said. “The cop, he pushed my head through the window while I was handcuffed, Mommy, he pushed my head through the window.”