Post Tagged with: "NYPD"

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.

Mr. and Mrs. Kim (Photo via The Korea Times)

A Hospital Assault Case One Year Later

Bronx, Crime, East Asian, Health October 6, 2015 at 8:41 pm

A couple told The Korea Times that police had initially refused to investigate an assault on the husband at his Bronx workplace, which left him suffering brain damage. A year after the incident, a detective has started looking into the case.

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.

Mina Malik (Photo via News India Times)

Managing Complaints about the NYPD

Government, Police, South Asian September 17, 2015 at 6:46 pm

South Asian-American attorney Mina Malik, head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, is profiled by News India Times.

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.

Residents Pleased With NYPD Outreach Efforts

Residents Pleased With NYPD Outreach Efforts

New York, Police September 2, 2015 at 8:29 pm

According to a report in El Diario, the new programs to bring the NYPD closer to the community are working as planned.