Officer in Fatal NY Arrest Stripped of Gun, Badge (update)

erin carverA New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty, police said Saturday. Continue Reading →

Police Unions Seek Stop-And-Frisk Appeals Ruling

Stop-and-frkisk.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Police unions told a federal appeals court Friday that they want the courts to decide whether a judge properly ordered changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program even if the city no longer wants to challenge her rulings. Continue Reading →