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USA: Over a Dozen Black and Latino Men Accused a Cop of Humiliating, Invasive Strip Searches. The NYPD Kept Promoting Him.

Thursday 10 September 2020, by siawi3

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Thu. Sep 10, 2020

Over a Dozen Black and Latino Men Accused a Cop of Humiliating, Invasive Strip Searches. The NYPD Kept Promoting Him.
The men said Assistant Chief Christopher McCormack touched them inappropriately during searches or ordered others to do so. Eighty-six NYPD leaders have at least one credible misconduct allegation on file. McCormack has the most.
by Joaquin Sapien and Topher Sanders, ProPublica, and Nate Schweber for ProPublica

The NYPD Files: Search Thousands of Civilian Complaints Against New York City Police Officers
After New York state repealed a law that kept NYPD disciplinary records secret, ProPublica obtained data from the civilian board that investigates complaints about police behavior. Use this database to search thousands of allegations.
by Derek Willis, Eric Umansky and Moiz Syed

We’re Publishing Thousands of Police Discipline Records That New York Kept Secret for Decades
ProPublica obtained these police records from New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board. NYPD unions are suing to halt the city from making the data public.
by Eric Umansky

The NYPD Is Withholding Evidence From Investigations Into Police Abuse
The NYPD has regularly failed to turn over key records and videos to police abuse investigators at New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board. “This just seems like contempt,” said the now-retired judge who ordered the NYPD to use body cameras.
by Eric Umansky and Mollie Simon

Your Questions About the New York City Police Complaint Data, Answered
We’ve tackled a few of the most common questions from the public and journalists, including what data we received and what we did and didn’t publish.
by Ken Schwencke and Celeste LeCompte

The Complaint Files NYPD Unions Don’t Want You to See
ProPublica partner THE CITY has exclusively obtained more than 250 civilian reports alleging police abuses, from bullying to brutality. Read details from some of the records law enforcement groups are waging a court battle to keep confidential.
by Josefa Velasquez, Greg B. Smith and Reuven Blau, THE CITY

The NYPD Isn’t Giving Critical Bodycam Footage to Officials Investigating Alleged Abuse
New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board made 212 requests for body-worn camera footage in May. The NYPD sent only 33 responses, according to a memo obtained by ProPublica.
by Eric Umansky