The unions argued that releasing unsubstantiated complaints would harm officers' reputations and threaten their safety.
A federal judge gags the New York Civil Liberties Union, but a media outlet manages to collect and publish a database of misbehaving cops.
Dozens of dozens of incidents were caught on video.
The NYPD is still blaming jail releases, but the data simply doesn’t back that claim up.
Police Agencies in New York and Los Angeles Drag Their Feet over Body Camera Footage and Misconduct Records
Efforts to force sunlight into police conduct have been thwarted by noncompliance.
Plus: firework conspiracy theories, jobless claims, another cop is arrested, and more...
But it's not enough. NYC needs to unleash its food vendors.
New York was a national outlier in hiding police misconduct records. The state legislature finally repealed the law responsible for it.
For decades, New York's secrecy regime has hidden police misconduct records from families and reporters.
The New York Times Recoils at the Predictable Consequences of the Mandatory COVID-19 Precautions It Supports
When mask-wearing and social distancing rules are legally enforceable, the potential for violence cannot be avoided.
The NYPD's Violent COVID-19 Arrests Show It Hasn't Learned Much in the 6 Years Since Eric Garner's Death
To the NYPD, everything still looks like a nail.
The same weekend, the NYPD tweeted pictures of its officers peacefully handing out masks.
NYPD Cops, Some Without Masks, Detain Small Boy for Being Alone on Subway. His Parents Were in the Next Car.
City officials have asked NYPD to reduce arrests since there's a global pandemic happening. The commissioner said he'd do no such thing.
The judge said six months in jail for the cop's perjury would be "unduly harsh."
Of the nearly 9,000 NYPD placard abuse complaints documented, over half have resulted in no action taken against violators.
Michael Reynolds was charged with aggravated burglary and assault because of the incursion.
Oren Levy nearly lost six years of hard work to the NYPD and muddled state law.
The former New York mayor wants us to believe he suddenly realized a program he defended for 17 years was unfair and unconstitutional.
Do you feel safer now?
New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Voted To Give a Civilian Oversight Board More Power To Investigate Lying Cops
Police unions are unhappy.
Green Angel CBD had the proper documentation for their shipment, but that didn't stop the New York cops.
Pantaleo's lawyer says it’s “arbitrary and capricious” to fire a cop for choking a guy over black market cigarettes.
The police union's attempt to punish the city for dismissing Daniel Pantaleo is instead showing the problem of overpolicing,
An internal disciplinary hearing found him guilty of recklessly causing physical injury.
"I can't breathe" became a rallying cry for activists opposing police brutality.
Chanters demand NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo's firing.
It's not politicians' fault that citizens don't respect them.
Wednesday marks five years since an officer’s deadly chokehold was captured on video.
The NYPD is 100 percent bias-free, NYPD investigators claim.
Bill de Blasio is running for president, and police unions are chasing him.
The NYPD failed to update its crime-tracking system—and underreported rape by 38 percent.
Kelling later disavowed the high-volume arrest programs that police departments justified using his theory.
An NYPD Superior Reacted to Eric Garner's Death by Texting 'Not a Big Deal.' And That's Completely Unsurprising.
For five years, the NYPD, its apologists, and even Mayor Bill de Blasio have absolved cops of their role in Eric Garner's death.
Five years later, Daniel Pantaleo faces administrative justice.
More than half of the 120 defendants in a notorious 2016 police raid were never even alleged to be gang members.
Groups have complained for years that the laws allowed police and prosecutors to selectively charge people carrying common pocket knives.
NYPD Banned Street Parking for Department Flag Football Championship, Says It 'Relocated' Violators' Cars
"This is a special event. This was the flag football championship," said NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill
The NYPD's largest union was dealt a defeat in its attempt to make body cam footage confidential, but it says it might appeal.
New York Police Killed Her Son, Then Refused to Answer Her Questions. The Law They're Hiding Behind Could Soon Be Repealed.
An obscure provision designed to protect personnel records makes it nearly impossible to hold the state's cops accountable.
Operation Lucky Bag targets people whose actions hurt absolutely no one.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.
It's up to state lawmakers to defy the will of the unions to change the rules.