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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Protest Songs, Dick Cavett and Police Misconduct Investigations

Friday, December 12, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Protest Songs (First) | Dick Cavett (Starts at 31:55) | Police Misconduct Investigations (Starts at 47:32)
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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Window Into Secretive Police Misconduct Investigations

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Reporter Robert Lewis examines what one Civilian Complaint Review Board case file shows about how the agency functions and why its investigations rarely result in disciplinary action.

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WNYC News

Cops, Complaints and One Ugly Altercation Caught on Tape

Thursday, December 11, 2014

WNYC
When the NYPD beat up Nafeesah Hines’ boyfriend in her driveway, the Queens couple complained to the CCRB. Hear the cops testify — and the evidence Hines herself recorded. 

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WNYC News

Can the NYPD Spot the Abusive Cop?

Friday, December 05, 2014

WNYC
The police department pioneered the use of computer statistics to identify crime trends. But it doesn't have a system to identify problem-prone officers.

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WNYC News

Police Officers Rarely Disciplined by NYPD for Misconduct

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

WNYC
After the death of Eric Garner in police custody, a review board said the NYPD took little or no disciplinary action in 10 chokehold cases.

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WNYC News

Cops and Cameras Not Getting Along

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

WNYC

The Civilian Complaint Review Board says there's a rising number of complaints against police who ticket or arrest videographers and photographers who use their smartphones to record police activity. But cops say the shutterbugs often interfere with police work. 

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WNYC News

Dozens of NYPD Misconduct Accusations Hit Statute of Limitations

Friday, March 15, 2013

Seventy-four cases of alleged NYPD misconduct will not be fully prosecuted because those cases have exceeded the 18-month statue of limitations in February.

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WNYC News

Civilian Complaint Board Starts Hiring for Prosecuting Unit

Monday, September 17, 2012

WNYC

The civilian board that reviews complaints against the NYPD has started the hiring process for a new unit that gives it the power to prosecute officers.

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WNYC News

Police Oversight Board Ratifies New Prosecution Powers, but Critics Have Doubts

Monday, April 02, 2012

The Civilian Complaint Review Board unanimously ratified an agreement with the City Council, mayor and police department on Monday to allow it to prosecute all cases of police misconduct that its investigators substantiate. 

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WNYC News

Complaints Against Cops to be Tried by CCRB, Not NYPD

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The City's Civilian Complaint Review Board, or CCRB, will be granted the power to prosecute cases of police misconduct it substantiates under the terms of an agreement brokered between City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the Bloomberg administration.

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WNYC News

Complaints About NYPD Down, But Stop and Frisks Remain Major Grievance

Sunday, November 20, 2011

In the first half of this year, civilians lodged more than 3,100 complaints against the NYPD — a 6 percent decline over the same period last year, according to the Civilian Complaint Review Board, a watchdog agency.

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WNYC News

Quinn Calls for CCRB to Prosecute Some Complaints Against NYPD

Thursday, January 29, 2009

At a City Council Oversight hearing today, Speaker Christine Quinn called for the City's Civilian Complaint Review Board to take over the prosecution of substantiated cases of public complaints against the NYPD.

Currently the CCRB investigates the charges and only refers the cases of alleged police misconduct the panel ...

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