The agency responsible for investigating complaints of police misconduct relies largely on young investigators with little or no prior investigative experience who often don’t receive formal training for weeks or even months after starting the job. And, in part because of low pay, many investigators leave the job after only a few years.
With stop-and-frisk settled, school policing is target of a continuing lawsuit accusing officers of abuses
The City Council’s new anti-bias law, passed over Mayor Bloomberg’s veto, promises to alter police encounters with homeless, LGBT and public housing residents
Want information from the police files? They’ll see you in court.
The NYPD has embraced Facebook and Twitter to investigate alleged gangs — but will the evidence hold up in court?
New York set to get neighborhood-level maps of incidents reported to police — though many details, including the level of NYPD cooperation, remain to be determined
The confounding decades-old legal case behind stop-and-frisk has left boundaries open to NYPD discretion — but for how long?
In which we navigate the multiple databases used by New York City courts and update our summonses map to include data from community courts in Brooklyn and Manhattan
As a record number of lawsuits against the city’s police move into litigation, the price tag is $150 million a year and growing. Where will it stop?