by on February 5, 2018
Officer Camilo Rosario contradicted the defense argument that Deborah Danner used ‘a lethal weapon’ against the sergeant NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry in Bronx Supreme Court on the first day of his trial on January 30. The 66-year-old mentally ill woman fatally shot by New York City Police Department Sgt. Hugh Barry didn’t swing a baseball bat, an NYPD officer testified on Monday, contradicting the defense argument that she used “a lethal weapon” against the sergeant. The witness, Office...
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by on November 29, 2017
When it comes to Black social justice groups, the FBI’s motto is, “Monitor now, ask questions later.” A protester during a silent demonstration after a white Ferguson police officer shot and killed Michael Brown in St. Louis, Missouri, March 14, 2015. / REUTERS The FBI is once again targeting Black Lives Matter and also expressed fear of “black supremacist extremists” launching violent attacks at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, according to FBI and Department of Ho...
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by on March 23, 2018
Talk about adding insult to injury. Not only did former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing walk away with zero repercussions after shooting and killing an unarmed black man, but apparently, he’ll be paid handsomely for his trouble after receiving a settlement from the university. Ray Tensing According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, Tensing will receive almost $350,000 from the university following the settlement of a grievance the Ohio police union filed on Tensing’s be...
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by on February 7, 2018
A former Brooklyn Criminal Court sergeant pleaded guilty to public lewdness and was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge on Wednesday after he forced a woman to perform a sex act on him in a court stairwell. Former Court Sgt. Timothy Nolan being sentenced to public lewdness in Brooklyn Supreme Court.  Timothy Nolan, 58, resigned from his position on Tuesday after previously being suspended without pay. He has since lost his pension for the Oct. 21, 2016 act that also slapped ...
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by on February 16, 2018
Eric Lundgren is obsessed with recycling electronics. He built an electric car out of recycled parts that far outdistanced a Tesla in a  test. He launched what he thinks is the first “electronic hybrid recycling” facility in the United States, which turns discarded cellphones and other electronics into functional devices, slowing the stream of harmful chemicals and metals into landfills and the environment. His California-based company processes more than 41 million pounds of e-waste each y...
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by on May 15, 2018
City Councilman Rory Lancman said he’s appealing to the DAs because of a massive racial gap in people busted by the NYPD for pot use. The head of the City Council's justice committee is asking the city's five district attorneys to refuse to prosecute people arrested for low-level pot possession for misdemeanors. Councilman Rory Lancman said he's appealing to the DAs because of a massive racial gap in people busted by the NYPD for pot use. Lancman (D-Queens) says DAs should automatic...
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by on May 17, 2018
Although cops allege that rapper T.I. was drunk and disorderly during his recent arrest, in a newly leaked jail video it appears that the rapper was quite lucid when he was questioning a police officer as to why he was arrested in the first place. On Wednesday morning, T.I. (real name Clifford Harris) was arrested after trying to enter his gated community. In an interview with TMZ, T.I. said the guard was sleeping at his post when he tried to gain entrance, and when the guard phoned his w...
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by on January 2, 2018
Voice-activated smart devices can be used for alerts, alarms and web searches – but what about reporting crime? It may seem far-fetched, but one police force believes it's possible. Popular products such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home – now a fixture in households around the world – will soon be used to access real-time crime warnings and breaking news alerts, according to Rob Flanagan, an innovation chief at Lancashire Police. In a speech at a College of Policing conference, first...
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by on February 15, 2018
An NYPD sergeant was acquitted of all charges Thursday in the fatal shooting of an emotionally disturbed Bronx woman armed with a baseball bat. Bronx Supreme Court Judge Robert Neary cleared NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry in the Oct. 18, 2016, death of Deborah Danner, 66, who was shot twice after a seconds-long standoff with the cop in her Castle Hill bedroom. The eight-year NYPD veteran sat stoically as Neary announced his verdict in the bench trial. The victim’s sister Jennifer Danner raised h...
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by on December 29, 2017
Ramarley Graham A judge has criticized the NYPD for delaying disciplining officers involved in the fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham in 2012 and ordered the department to release documents related to the tragedy. Justice Manuel Mendez signed his decision on Dec. 22 — the same day NYPD Sgt. Scott Morris and Officer John McLoughlin were finally reprimanded for their roles in the Bronx shooting of the unarmed 18-year-old. Mendez's ruling filed in Manhattan Supreme Court was apparently ...
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by on March 2, 2018
An armed police officer should be assigned to every city public school, Assemblyman Ron Castorina -- flanked by civic and police union leaders -- announced at Tottenville High School on Thursday. "For far too long our schools have served as soft targets for potentially deranged individuals to come to our schools and cause havoc and even cause death to our children," said Castorina. "This bill is about protecting children." Referencing recent scares at Tottenville and Susan Wagner high sc...
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by on May 3, 2018
Samples and a swab containing DNA sample on genetic testing results. The state Attorney General’s Office recently asked a Manhattan judge to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to nullify New York’s familial DNA testing policy, saying the plaintiffs in the case lack standing to bring the complaint and the concerns outlined in it are “fully speculative and hypothetical,” according to court documents. Plaintiffs Terrence Stevens and Benjamin Joseph, Bronx and Westchester residents, respectively, f...
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