The New York news station, NY1, is suing the New York Police Department for charging $36,000 to see police body camera footage. A reporter for the news station sent a Freedom of Information Law request to NYPD’s legal office for 190 hours of unedited videos. Four months later, the police department said that they would only show edited clips from the camera for $36,000.
Kadiatou Diallo will never forget the day she lost her son, Amadou Diallo, nor the police officers who killed him, one of whom received a promotion this week.
Law enforcement sources tell NY1’s Dean Meminger that rookie officer Peter Liang has been indicted in the shooting death of Akai Gurley.
Gurley was shot to death in a dark stairwell at the Pink Houses in East New York on November 20.
Investigators say rookie officer Peter Liang was holding his gun in the same hand he was using to open a door when the gun went off, hitting Gurley, who was unarmed.
The NYPD calls the shooting an accident.
A black man was thrown to the ground by New York City police while participating in one of talk show host Ellen Degeneres’ “dance dares.”
The mother of the gunman who killed two NYPD police officers on Saturday extended her deepest condolences to their families on Monday.
The daughter of a man who died during an altercation with NYPD police officers visited the New York City Police Memorial on Monday to express her condolences following the deaths of two NYPD officers who were murdered on Saturday.
Civil rights leaders condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the murders could derail the peaceful protests that has grown out of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.