NYPD implements new policy for reporting use of force

crowd of NYPD officers

The New York City Police Department’s Commissioner, William Brotton, announced on Thursday that the NYPD will enforce a policy that requires its officers to report most instances of force used on civilians.       Before this policy was announced, the NYPD had very few guidelines for reporting and tracking their officers’ use of force. The NYPD… Read More

When Will Enough Be Enough?: Latest Case of Police Brutality Further Spotlights Issue

Lately, the frequency of police brutality cases in the news have become less of a shock and more of a regular occurrence to many. The latest example of police brutality quickly made headlines after an NYPD plainclothes officer was caught on tape punching a young man several times while the teen was restrained by several… Read More