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‘Slap On the Wrist’: Cop Loses 15 Vacation Days, $500 For Harassing 311 Complainant

NYPD Officer John Madera must pay $500 and forfeit 15 days vacation for threatening a man who reported illegal parking outside his precinct.

October 24, 2023

City Pays $150K to Settle Suit Over Cops Who Harassed Man Who Reported Police Parking Misconduct

Justin Sherwood and his lawyer will pocket $152,000 to settle his federal civil rights suit against the city and several officers who harassed him following his 311 calls.

September 28, 2023

Why Did a DMV Supervisor Advise a Cop to Break the Law and Commit License Plate Fraud?

A police officer was fired from his position after following the advice of the Department of Motor Vehicles to turn his personal car into a "ghost vehicle."

September 11, 2023

Family of Man Killed by Recklessly Driving Cop Sues City

The city must compensate the family of a Brooklyn man who was killed by a recklessly driving cop on Eastern Parkway last year, a new suit charges.

July 10, 2023

Cop Suspended for Trying to Run a Moped Rider off a Queens Highway

The incident has been under internal review since May 25, when Streetsblog broke the story of an NYPD officer swerving repeatedly in an effort to either strike the moped rider or run him off the road.

June 15, 2023