Tag: NYPD

Russell Simmons Demeans #MeToo Movement as NYPD Launches Formal Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Amid mounting accusations of sexual misconduct, the New York Police Department has launched an official investigation into disgraced music mogul Russell Simmons. Meanwhile, Simmons took to social media to belittle the entire #MeToo movement. According to CNN, citing a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation, the department has…

NYPD Officer Returns Serve and Sues Former Tennis Star James Blake

Two years ago, former tennis star James Blake was mistaken for a suspect in an NYPD fraud investigation and tackled and handcuffed by an NYPD plainclothes officer. Now, after the release of Blake’s book “Ways of Grace,” where he speaks openly about the incident, the officer, James Frascatore, is defending…

Killer of NYPD Officer Suffered from Mental Illness, Family Says

The fatal shooting of a New York Police Department officer has left a community devastated as police try to piece together a motive for the murder. The shooter, who had posted anti-police sentiments online, suffered from a mental illness, according to his girlfriend and family. Officer Miosotis Familia, 48, was…

NYPD Infiltrated BLM to Gain Information About Demonstrations

The New York Police Department managed to infiltrate Black Lives Matter and gain access to some of the group’s innermost leaders and information, documents show. In February a judge had demanded the NYPD release written and video surveillance of BLM between 2014 and 2015 under the Freedom of Information Law….