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East New York »

Rapper Posts Fake MTA Signs Equating NYPD to KKK and Nazis

Bilal Johnson has been putting up stickers in the subway to protest police brutality, he said.

DUMBO »

Eric Garner Exhibit Features Work of 200 Artists, Including Dread Scott

"Respond" addresses the reaction to the grand jury's decision not to indict officer Daniel Pantaleo.

Civic Center »

Mayor to Meet With Leaders of 5 Police Unions Tuesday Behind Closed Doors

NYPD's rank and file have recently turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe into Eric Garner's Death

Eric Holder promised to investigate the death of an unarmed Staten Island man by police.

Coney Island »

VIDEO: NYPD Officer Kicks Colleague in the Head During Arrest

An undercover officer was stripped of his gun after the incident in a Coney Island subway station.

Bed-Stuy »

VIDEO: NYPD Officer Hits Unarmed Teen in the Face With His Gun

Two police officers seen on video beating a teen suspect are under investigation.

Sunset Park »

NYPD Chief Admits Some Police 'Don't Do It Right' Amid Claims of Misconduct

Dozens of residents and victims' families gathered to speak out against alleged police brutality.

Sunset Park »

Activists to March on 72nd Police Precinct in Wake of NYPD Violence Videos

El Grito De Sunset Park is organizing a march to the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park on Saturday.

Civic Center »

Bratton Hires Ex-NYPD Official to Revamp Use-of-Force Training

Michael Julian, considered an "out of the box" thinker, is a special consultant on NYPD retraining.  

Civic Center »

Here's Why De Blasio Still Has 'Overwhelming' Support From Black Community

African-American leaders believe the mayor really listens and gets the issues that matter to them.

East Harlem »

Voters Believe NYPD to Blame for Eric Garner's Death, Poll Shows

At the same time, the Quinnipiac survey says New Yorkers are in favor of aggressive police tactics.

Midtown »

De Blasio Meets with NYPD, Religious Leaders to Discuss Eric Garner Death

Cardinal Timothy Dolan hosted the meeting about healing the rift between the community and the NYPD.

Civic Center »

Relatives of Those Killed by Police Ask NYPD Watchdog to Probe Use of Force

In the wake of Eric Garner's death, relatives were set to meet with the NYPD Inspector General.

Civic Center »

NYPD Union Boss Says Bad Press Has Motivated Attacks on Police

The president of the detectives' union reminded his members that they're not a "punching bag."  

East New York »

VIDEO: Police Put Pregnant Woman in Chokehold, Advocates Say

Rosan Miller, who is 7 months pregnant, was choked after a fight over a BBQ grill, Charles Barron said.

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