Post Tagged with: "NYPD"

(Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

NYCLU: Minority Students Arrested Disproportionately

Black, Latino, New York, Police, Youth May 10, 2017 at 3:15 pm

Civil rights activists reveal figures showing “extreme racial disparity” in the numbers of handcuffed black and Latino youths in the city’s public schools, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Justin Durán, 22, works near the place where Eric Garner died. (Photo by Camille Camille Padilla-Dalmau 
via El Diario

SI Residents Still Wary of Police

Police, Staten Island April 11, 2017 at 3:36 pm

As official figures show that the NYPD’s Neighborhood Coordination Officers program has had a positive effect in crime prevention, immigrants on Staten Island still mistrust cops almost three years after Eric Garner’s death, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Matías Sartorio, from Argentina, became a police officer. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

From Undocumented Immigrant to NYPD Officer

Immigration, New York, Police, South American March 31, 2017 at 5:37 pm

Among the NYPD’s most recent graduating class, a young Argentinean who lived undocumented for many years stood out, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Nilda Hofmann at One Police Plaza (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latinas: A Growing Force at the NYPD

Latino, New York, Police, Women March 6, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Latinas are the largest group of women joining the NYPD, and they keep climbing to high ranks, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Lawsuits charging police abuse have increased. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Free Workshops for Immigrants to Self-Protect Against ICE, NYPD

Brooklyn, Immigration, Latino, Police February 17, 2017 at 8:57 am

Community groups are organizing biweekly free workshops in Sunset Park to inform immigrants about their rights and about how to deal with NYPD and ICE agents, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Sikh Officers pictured in their newly allowed turbans (Photo courtesy of Sikh Officers Association/Facebook via Queens Tribune)

NYPD Allows Turbans for Sikh Officers

New York, Police, South Asian January 6, 2017 at 2:04 pm

The NYPD recently announced a policy change that would allow Sikh officers to wear a full turban while on the job, reports Queens Tribune.

At the community forum in East Flatbush, a police officer joins community resident in a discussion group. (Photo via Ditmas Park Corner)

Exploring NYPD-Community Relations

Brooklyn, Communities, Police, Queens December 7, 2016 at 4:59 pm

Community-NYPD forums to explore stop-and-frisk and other police activities in various communities are being held by the court-mandated NYC Joint Remedial Process (JRP). Ditmas Park Corner and Times Ledger reported on two recent meetings.

The launching of the Our Communities, Our Solutions initiative, on the steps of City Hall. (Photo by Camille Padilla-Dalmau via El Diario)

Stop-and-Frisk Victims Will Have a Say in Police Reform

African American, Latino, New York, Police November 7, 2016 at 4:30 pm

The city is holding a series of community forums where the community affected by the policing tactic will be able to voice their opinions, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Most people affected by these laws come from Latino and African-American neighborhoods. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

City Council Seeks to Restrict ‘Unfair’ Police Procedure

African American, Government, Latino, Police October 21, 2016 at 5:21 pm

A legislative package was introduced to curb the nuisance abatement legislation arguing that it is unconstitutional and has targeted mostly Latino and African-American homes, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Hope, Distrust as NYPD Expands Neighborhood Watch Program

Latino, New York, Police October 19, 2016 at 12:54 pm

As the city is expanding its program to improve relations and collaboration between the NYPD and local communities, some Hispanic residents welcome the initiative and others are skeptical, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Carlos Gómez at the Chief of Department’s conference room. (Photo via El Diario)

‘Latinos are Gaining Ground in the NYPD’

Latino, Politics October 6, 2016 at 2:17 pm

New NYPD Chief of Department Carlos Gómez talks to El Diario/La Prensa about what it means to be the highest-ranked Hispanic in the force.

Demonstrators gathered in the park next to City Hall to demand the dismissal of NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

In Era of Police Abuse Protests, Latinos Seek Their Voice

New York, Police August 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm

As El Diario/La Prensa reports on an Aug. 1 demonstration demanding the dismissal of NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, Diario de México asks community leaders about Latinos’ lack of involvement in the movement against police brutality.

Marchers gathered July 17 to mark the second anniversary of Eric Garner's death. (Photo by Julius Constantine Motal)

Remembering Eric Garner, Two Years On

African American, Black, Featured Posts, Police, Staten Island July 19, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Relatives of Eric Garner, who died at the hands of an NYPD officer two years ago, were joined by marchers marking his death at a rally on Staten Island on July 17.

Newly-graduated Officer Miguel Torres, a Bronx resident of Puerto Rican descent, with his family. (Photo by Camille Padilla-Dalmau via El Diario)

NYPD’s New Generation of Hispanic Officers

Latino, New York, Police July 6, 2016 at 11:20 am

Of the 1,257 officials who graduated on Friday at a ceremony at Madison Square Garden, 284 are Latinos, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Edwin Rodríguez took heroin for more than 40 years (Photo by Edwin Martínez  via El Diario)

Heroin Wreaks Havoc in New York City

Crime, Health, Latino, Police April 21, 2016 at 1:10 pm

As the U.N. drug summit opens, figures reveal that heroin-related deaths and confiscations are on the rise in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.