• New Jersey Oct 16

    NJ Court Upholds Attorney General's Order to Open Police Disciplinary Files

    A New Jersey appeals court on Friday upheld Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s authority to order the release of police disciplinary files dating back 20 years, a step taken in the days after the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police sparked protests and calls for more police accountability. Grewal’s directives issued in June required law enforcement agencies across the...

  • NYPD Aug 21

    Judge Temporarily Lifts Veil on New York City Police Discipline Records

    With scores of disciplinary records already online, a federal judge on Friday said she is lifting a temporary restraining order that had barred New York City’s police watchdog agency, police department and other entities from making such information public. Judge Katherine Polk Failla’s ruling, a blow to public safety unions seeking a way around a new state transparency law,...

  • NYPD Aug 21

    Complaints Against More Than 81,000 NYPD Officers Released After Battle With Unions

    Included in the complaints are: 18,000 complaints about “nasty words,” cursing or ethnic and homophobic slurs; 2,200 claims of officers using flashlights, radios or guns to beat people; 5,400 instances of guns allegedly being pulled or pointed; and more than 1,700 chokehold complaints

  • NYPD Jul 26

    ProPublica Posts NYPD Records, Bypassing Judge's Blockade

    Days after a federal judge paused the public release of New York City police disciplinary records, a news website has published a database containing complaint information for thousands of officers. ProPublica posted the database Sunday, explaining in a note to readers that it isn’t obligated to comply with Judge Katherine Polk Failla’s temporary restraining order because it is not a party...

  • NYPD Jun 17

    NYPD Disciplinary Records to Be Made Public

    Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new measures to hold NYPD accountable and for more transparency. Tracie Strahan reports.

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