CCRB

NYPD Officers Prevented Nearly 100 People from Recording Police, Report Shows

Officers of the New York Police Department have been accused of preventing scores of people from videotaping police interactions over the past three years, according to a report released by the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB). The Board received some 257 complaints between 2014 and 2016, and 346 allegations that officers attempted to interfere with…

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“Cruel Irony”: Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Still Working, but Employee Who Leaked Info On Cop Pressured to Quit, May Face Charges

On July 17, 2014,  Eric Garner, a 43-year-old NY resident, was confronted by the NYPD for allegedly selling “untaxed” cigarettes. That confrontation resulted in Garner’s death after NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo put the man in a chokehold. Chokeholds are restraining maneuvers that cut off the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain. Due to the…

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