Post Tagged with: "NYPD"

Peter Liang (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

‘Shock’ in Chinese Community over Liang Conviction

African American, Brooklyn, East Asian, Police February 12, 2016 at 5:12 pm

The conviction of former NYPD officer Peter Liang in the death of Akai Gurley brought a swift reaction from the Chinese community, as reported in separate stories in Sing Tao Daily and World Journal.

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.

(Photo by Dave Hosford, Creative Commons license)

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.

One of the clubs from which NYPD officers are charged with having received bribes (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

After Corruption Case, Chinese Still Support Asian Cops

East Asian, Police, Queens December 23, 2015 at 2:58 pm

The corruption case against Asian police officers only serves to remind community members in Flushing and elsewhere that there are too few Asian officers on the force, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Attorney Robert Brown (second from the left) listening to witnesses to the NYPD raid at Lin Sing Association.  (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Police Smash Mahjong Tables in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Police December 22, 2015 at 3:50 pm

The NYPD smashed automated mahjong tables at the Fujianese Seniors Association, apparently suspecting illegal gambling was taking place. The president of the organization says that was not the case, and a lawyer for the seniors says he will investigate and may file a suit against the NYPD over the raid and destruction of property, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Maritza Ramos, the widow of NYPD detective Rafael Ramos, talks about the creation of the Detective Rafael Ramos Foundation almost a year after the he and his partner Detective Wenjian Liu were killed as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn.  (Photo via El Diario)

Lt. Ramos’ Widow Seeks to Improve Police-Community Relations

New York, Police December 18, 2015 at 3:47 pm

The family of the Latino officer killed a year ago will create a foundation, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Demonstrating at Montefiore Medical Center on Dec. 3: Jungja Park, mother of assault victim Seongsoo Kim, holding sign at left and Korean-American Parents Association of Greater New York president Christine Colligan (Yoon Hee Choi) with arm raised at right (Photo by Jinwoo Cho via The Korean Times)

Protests at Montefiore over Assault on Korean Employee

Bronx, East Asian, Health, New York, Police December 5, 2015 at 11:54 am

The Korean-American Parents Association of Greater New York held a demonstration at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx demanding justice for a Korean employee who suffered brain damage from an assault a year ago that relatives say both the hospital and the NYPD failed to investigate at the time, reports The Korea Times.

NYPD Police Academy graduation ceremony June 2014 (Photo by Diana Robinson, Creative commons license)

Opinion: The Police, Friend or Foe?

Black, Opinion, Police November 30, 2015 at 5:20 pm

The publisher and editor in chief of the Amsterdam News urges that the police once again become community partners.

Sasha Johns (center) and other children marching against police brutality on Nov. 22 (Photo by Karen Savage via JJIE)

Children March Against Police Brutality

Black, Manhattan, Police, Youth November 24, 2015 at 12:35 pm

On the first anniversary of Tamir Rice’s death at the hands of the Cleveland police, children marched in Manhattan against police brutality, reports Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.

At the Nov. 20 at the Pink Houses, one year after Akai Gurley's death (Photo by Chunking Jin via World Journal)

A Year After Akai Gurley’s Death

Asian, Black, Brooklyn, East Asian, Police November 23, 2015 at 1:59 pm

One year after police officer Peter Liang killed Akai Gurley at the Pink Houses, family and community members, as well as CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, rallied, reports World Journal.

Chinese street artists protesting police ticketing in Times Square (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Artists Protest Times Square Ticketing

Business, East Asian, Manhattan, Police November 2, 2015 at 5:26 pm

Swept up in a new wave of police enforcement against costumed characters and painted topless women in Times Square, Chinese street artists are protesting against stepped-up NYPD ticketing, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Zachary Becerra with his mother Rosa Ortiz (Photo by Joaquin Botero via El Diario/La Prensa)

NYPD Hispanic Heritage Celebration Highlights Increasing Recruits

Latino, Police October 16, 2015 at 5:27 pm

This year’s NYPD Hispanic Heritage celebration was marked by the increasing presence of Latinos on the police force, El Diario reports.

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.