Tag: Police Misconduct

Archived: Cop Gets Five Days off the Job for Excessive Force Against Former Tennis Pro James Blake

James Frascatore, the NYPD officer who slammed James Blake, former tennis pro, to the ground back in 2015 because he thought he was a scammer, received a five-day punishment from Police Commissioner James O’Neill. Blake’s lawyer, Kevin Marino, said the action is not a deterrent but encouragement for police to…

Archived: Feds Sue City of Ferguson for Civil Rights Violations

The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the City of Ferguson, Missouri, to force the city to reform its police department and court system after the government found both had violated citizens’ civil rights and were especially biased against minorities. In announcing the lawsuit late Wednesday,…