Dickson worked 17 days straight during Hurricane Sandy to keep police headquarters clean. He was working again during the coronavirus pandemic before he himself fell ill.
There are no plans to shut down the city's roadways and subway, or to bring in the Army, in spite of false text messages you may have seen.
A Swarm Of Police Officers Violently Arrested A Young Black Man After They Saw Him Smoke Weed In A Park
"I wasn't really surprised," Fitzroy Gayle told BuzzFeed News. "I just thought it wasn't going to happen to me."
The store employees didn't notice until after the suspect was gone that a pricey handbag was missing.
The NYPD is now investigating the incident as a hate crime.
Clearview AI Says Its Facial Recognition Software Identified A Terrorism Suspect. The Cops Say That's Not True.
Clearview AI has built a database of billions of photos that it says can reveal just about anyone's true identity. But there are troubling questions about its past.
The girl faked the kidnapping after her mom planned to move the family to Honduras, police sources told New York media outlets Tuesday night.
Students Are Reeling After The Stabbing Death Of A Manhattan Student In A Park: "It Could Have Been Any Of Us"
The death of Tessa Majors has set the Barnard College campus on edge.
“He was wrong because he never listened. He didn’t even acknowledge the validity of concerns, again as part of his often haughty nature," de Blasio told BuzzFeed News.
The woman who was taken away in handcuffs for selling churros in a New York City subway station broke down in tears as she recalled the way police officers had treated her.
Antonio Mallet’s conviction rested on testimony from one eyewitness who, in a new court filing, now says NYPD detectives assaulted him and threatened to lock him up if he didn’t blame Mallet for the murder.
The NYPD's Special Victims Division frequently mishandles sexual assault cases. This systematic failure is a civil rights issue and a shame on New York City.
"An officer's choices and actions, even made under extreme pressure, matter," the NYPD police commissioner said Monday.
The Biggest Police Department In The US Has A Suicide Crisis. Another Department Thinks They Have An Answer.
“With nine suicides, what you’re seeing is a system that’s broken.”
Officer Daniel Pantaleo placed Garner in a fatal chokehold five years ago. The move began a “lethal cascade” that led to Garner's death, officials have said.
New York police found Etika’s unresponsive body in the East River on Monday evening, less than a week after he was reported missing.
The Jerry Maguire actor is in police custody after a woman accused him of grabbing her breast at a New York City nightclub.
Lawmakers Say The NYPD Commissioner Has Been MIA On Efforts To Make Police Discipline More Transparent
“Commissioner O’Neill has not reached out to my office in regard to any police transparency measures.”
“The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong, plain and simple,” NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said.
"Blessed be the umbrella."
A security officer inside the historic Midtown church confronted the man and quickly notified police.
Extremely graphic video seen by millions of people on Twitter showed the man kicking the woman in the face twice, then in the body four more times.
The NYPD Actually Built A Wall Then Popped Out From Behind It To Catch Someone Who Allegedly Kept Graffitiing #LoveTrump In A Subway Station
Officers hid behind the wall waiting for the suspect to strike again.
While the NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incidents, a police spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the attacks have not yet been deemed a hate crime.
From Hot Cop to...Hot Trophy Husband?
The man died after his clothing or bag was reportedly caught on the train as it was leaving the station.
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation that found officers who physically attacked innocent people and lied to grand juries got to keep their jobs, the city council is now considering new laws that would increase transparency.
The attorney for Anna Chambers, the alleged victim, told BuzzFeed News that "nothing has changed in terms of what happened to Anna on that night.”
A Huge Review Of How The NYPD Disciplines Officers Is About To Be Completed And Could Be Made Public Soon
The review came after a BuzzFeed News investigation revealed the NYPD allowed about 300 employees to keep their jobs despite committing fireable offenses.
The legislation follows a BuzzFeed News investigation that found the NYPD kept officers on the force after they committed fireable offenses, such as lying under oath and assaulting people in custody.
The officer has been placed on modified duty and an internal investigation is underway, multiple sources confirmed to BuzzFeed News.
“The consequences this young and desperate mother has already suffered as a result of this arrest far outweigh any conduct that may have led to it.”
A Registered Nurse Told First Responders He Couldn’t Breathe. He Died After Waiting Almost 20 Minutes For a Second Ambulance.
“The system failed me,” Quam Ahmodu’s father told BuzzFeed News. Officials said they did nothing wrong.
One council member made the nominee promise to read a previous BuzzFeed News investigation about NYPD officers not disciplined for lying or using excessive force.
The Former Top Official Overseeing The NYPD Inspector General Shelved A Report About Officers Who Lied
Mark Peters was until recently the head of the city's Department of Investigation. He said he was fired because he published damning reports about problems on the police force and other city agencies.
The actor was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching someone during a dispute over a parking spot in Manhattan.
This Bronx Cop Was Accused Of Lying Under Oath. The District Attorney Won't Say What It Means For The People He's Arrested.
Other public officials, advocates, and public defenders expressed outrage over the officer’s conduct.
The Cop Said He “Slipped.” The Video Shows Him Forcing An 11-Year-Old Girl To The Ground. He Wasn’t Punished.
Confidential department documents show that then–NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton shut down disciplinary proceedings. The officer has also shared Facebook posts that denigrate black people and Muslims.
A total of five members of the far-right men’s group Proud Boys have been arrested for beating up leftist protesters.
Videos and photos from the scene deconstruct the brawl, which led to criticism of the New York Police Department. Two Proud Boys members were recently arrested for the violent confrontation.
The NYPD Plans To Charge At Least Nine Proud Boys And Three Leftist Protesters With Riot And Assault
The announcement comes after police were heavily criticized over the weekend for their response to the riots in New York City's streets.
At any point, Mayor Bill de Blasio could have held the police accountable for my son’s death. He’s chosen not to.
Cardi B turned herself in to the 109th Precinct in Queens earlier on Monday morning.
Two of the seven officers arrested Wednesday have been docked vacation days in the past after allegations of serious misconduct, secret files exclusively revealed by BuzzFeed News show.
He’s accused of squeezing a woman’s butt in his apartment.
Sgt. Ritchard Blake has been fired from the NYPD and is under investigation for possible criminal charges over the shooting.
Sgt. Ritchard Blake was disciplined in 2011 for engaging “in a physical altercation,” according to secret disciplinary records previously published by BuzzFeed News.
The proposal, which lawmakers drafted following a BuzzFeed News story on the subject, also seeks to increase funding for states that adopt similar laws.
Officer Daniel Pantaleo was filmed in July 2014 using a chokehold to subdue Garner after he was stopped for selling untaxed cigarettes.
“No woman should be treated that way in the workplace, let alone one who is willing to risk their life to serve and protect our city.”
“This pattern of alleged sexual harassment and victim shaming within the NYPD is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.”
“I wanted the world to know what was going on inside the police department.”
BuzzFeed News found in March that the NYPD allowed officers to keep their jobs following serious acts of misconduct.
After a BuzzFeed News investigation, the NYPD said it would release limited information about police officer discipline. The union has so far blocked that from happening.
He was arraigned in a lower Manhattan courtroom on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to rape and other sex crime charges.
“These limitations frustrate our ability, not only to prepare for trial, but to make early assessments of witness credibility.”
He was released after posting a $1 million bail and has to wear a monitoring device.
Police said a man "harassed" Cardi B and got too close to her. Videos show a man being stomped on the ground.
"You sit on your ass and target the NYPD all while growing up on the nipple of what's easy," tweeted the Sergeants Benevolent Association.
Ruthie Ann Miles was crossing a Brooklyn street with her friend and their two children in March when they were struck by the car. Both children died.
New York police arrested Willie Ames in connection to the April 20 incident.
The unusual request came as BuzzFeed News was preparing to release thousands of secret disciplinary records.
BuzzFeed News is making public a huge cache of the New York Police Department's disciplinary records, revealing for the first time which employees have been charged with misconduct and what punishment, if any, they have received. The information is an important tool for people accused of crimes and for officers who feel they were punished excessively, but the department has fought hard to keep it secret.
Officers' names. Disciplinary charges. Punishments. This huge trove of secret disciplinary records is available and searchable for the first time.
Unlike the bill passed in New York last month, it doesn't automatically deem all sex in custody as rape.
The NYPD Promised To Stop Spying On People Based On Their Religion As Part Of A Settlement With Muslim Americans
The lawsuit was filed in 2012 after it was revealed that the NYPD extensively surveilled Muslim-owned businesses, Muslim student groups, and mosques in New Jersey after 9/11 with the help of the CIA.
State lawmakers acted following a BuzzFeed story that showed how existing law lets cops accused of raping detainees fight charges by claiming the sex was consensual.
For decades the outcomes of the NYPD’s disciplinary hearings for officers accused of misconduct were made public. But lawyers for the NYPD argued in court Wednesday that that was a mistake and state law forces them to keep the information secret.
The community outcry comes days after a BuzzFeed News investigation revealed that the NYPD let hundreds of officers who lied, stole, and assaulted New Yorkers keep their jobs.
After revelations that New York City police officers who lie, steal, and assault people are allowed to keep their jobs, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James O’Neill, and lawmakers said it should be easier for citizens to learn about NYPD discipline.
Internal NYPD files show that hundreds of officers who committed the most serious offenses — from lying to grand juries to physically attacking innocent people — got to keep their jobs, their pensions, and their tremendous power over New Yorkers' lives. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
When Anna said she was raped by two on-duty cops, she thought it would be a simple case. She had no idea she lived in one of 35 states where officers can claim a detainee consented.
In a highly unusual step, a federal judge said that NYC’s failure to hand over evidence or investigate civil rights violations was so egregious she recommended an immediate end to the dispute in the alleged victim’s favor.
Police Are Investigating Allegations That Five 14-Year-Old Boys Were Sexually Assaulted By Multiple Students At A High School
The school's principal has been reassigned pending the investigation's completion.
Earlier this week, actor Paz de la Huerta alleged Harvey Weinstein raped her twice in 2010.
Eight people were killed and 11 others injured Tuesday when a man drove a rental truck down a busy bike path in Manhattan. Here is the latest on the deadliest terror attack in New York City since 9/11.
A driver plowed a rental truck into several people on a New York City bike path. Officers later shot the suspect, and he was taken into custody. Warning: graphic images. Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, Julia Reinstein, and Amber Jamieson reporting from New York.
If convicted, the officers face up to 25 years in prison.
"Whatever photos she puts up...that doesn’t make [her] into a bad person that’s 'asking for it.' It doesn’t change what happened to her," the teen's lawyer told BuzzFeed News.
Police shot a Bronx man who was holding a knife and a fake gun. Warning: graphic video.
Bartenders hadn't checked the bathrooms before closing up, police said.
A Knife-Wielding Man Claiming To Be A US Senator Who Wanted To Meet Ivanka Trump Was Arrested At Trump Tower
Sixto Benitez was arrested on Thursday after he was found wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying two knives and a fake ID. He was hospitalized for a mental health evaluation.
The Person Who Killed An NYPD Officer In An Ambush Previously Posted Anti-Police Messages On Facebook
Officer Miosotis Familia, 48, was sitting with her partner in a marked police vehicle when the suspect, Alexander Bonds, fired through the window, police say, striking the officer in the head.
"I believe it's the first time a Palantir-related case has been reported by TMZ."
Police have identified two of the five suspects connected to the attack.
A public corruption case against former NYPD officers in charge of issuing firearms licenses was announced Tuesday by Manhattan federal prosecutors.
The Death Of The First Black Female Judge On New York’s Highest Court Is Being Investigated As Suspicious
The body of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first black woman on New York's highest court, was found last week in the Hudson River.
Raymond Parker says he was unfairly denied a job as an NYPD 911 operator based on his HIV-positive status.
James Jackson, a 28-year-old Army veteran from Baltimore, was charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a black man to death in Manhattan.
Juan Thompson issued the threats in the name of a former romantic partner, and also left threats in his own name to make it look like she was setting him up, prosecutors said.
The FBI also helped investigate the sudden death of Sergei Krivov on Election Day, despite telling BuzzFeed News it had not. No explanation was given for either discrepancy.
“Karina helped us identify this person. She had the DNA under her fingernails."
NYPD Captain Peter Rose previously had said about date rape: "Some of them were Tinder, some of them were hookup sites, some of them were actually coworkers... They're not total abomination rapes where strangers are being dragged off the streets."
The Rutgers college lecturer told BuzzFeed News that the tweet is "in my opinion not a threat."
Another sergeant was injured. Police fatally shot the suspect.
Deborah Danner, 66, was shot and killed by an NYPD sergeant after she allegedly wielded a bat at him.
The NYPD had tweeted that an officer recovered marijuana from a suspect "where the sun don't shine," and people assumed the obvious.