Posts Tagged ‘Cops’

New York’s First Police Body Cameras Take to Streets in Upper Manhattan | NY Times

New York’s First Police Body Cameras Take to Streets in Upper Manhattan | NY Times

By ASHLEY SOUTHALL More than three years after a federal judge ruled that the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk tactics were unconstitutional and ordered New York City to test body cameras as a remedy, the first group of officers equipped with the devices went on patrol in Manhattan on Thursday. Years of litigation, and lengthy deliberations over […]


Uptown Today: Community Forum on Stop & Frisk

Uptown Today: Community Forum on Stop & Frisk

Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR) along with LatinoJustice PRLDEF will be conducting a community forum today, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  This community forum, which is part of the joint remedial process ordered by the Federal Court in Floyd v. City of New York, will assess the application of stop and  frisk, […]


Video: Copwatch Patrol Unit Films Undercover Cops Harassing 2 Young Girls Uptown

Video: Copwatch Patrol Unit Films Undercover Cops Harassing 2 Young Girls Uptown

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Smartphones have changed the world. The ability to record events as they happen can mean the difference between life and death and crime and punishment. This past Thursday, May 14th, Michael Barber of the Copwatch Patrol Unit was on hand to capture 2 undercover cops behaving in a manner that was less […]


Op-Led: Pain Is Compliance – NYPD’s Guiding Principle In The Hood

Op-Led: Pain Is Compliance – NYPD’s Guiding Principle In The Hood

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It is just me or does it seem that the whole “Broken Windows” thing is just a fancy way of saying “Stop And Frisk”? The recent gang-like takedown by police, of an alleged drug dealer in Inwood that was caught on smartphone video, underscores the rank amateurism and selective enforcement of […]


NYPD Reviewing Police Beating of Alleged Inwood Drug Dealer, Officials Say | DNAinfo

NYPD Reviewing Police Beating of Alleged Inwood Drug Dealer, Officials Say | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — The videotaped arrest of an alleged drug dealer, showing several police officers beating the man with fists and batons, is now under internal review by the NYPD, authorities said. Police arrested Francisco Caminero, 23, on Sunday, Aug. 10, after officers said they saw him sell cocaine in front of 148 […]


Video: Cops Gone Wild – Police Beat Young Man Uptown

Video: Cops Gone Wild – Police Beat Young Man Uptown

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The smartphone video, which has since been removed, captured the near melee that went down on Sunday, August 10th on Sherman Ave when police manhandled an alleged drug dealer in broad daylight and almost caused a riot. The police allege that Francisco Guzman, 23, had been observed taking part in a […]


Uptown Video: Crazed Man Survives Being Run Over By Train

Uptown Video: Crazed Man Survives Being Run Over By Train

No bueno – not sure how this dude made it out alive but he is one lucky crazed drug addict. The video taken on the 175th street A Train Station on December 28th 2013, shows an emotionally disturbed young man on the train tracks while some of his friends try to rescue him from certain […]


#InstagramUptown: Snowpocalypse 2014

#InstagramUptown: Snowpocalypse 2014


#InstagramUptown: #washingtonheights

#InstagramUptown: #washingtonheights


Cops vs. fruit vendors in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

Cops vs. fruit vendors in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

By Tanay Warerkar AND Simone Weichselbaum/New York Daily News A messy Washington Heights fruit fight is becoming overripe with drama. The 34th Precinct crackdown on unlicensed food vendors along W. 181st St. and St. Nicholas Ave. has caught the big cheese: Suly Solano, a 31-year-old Dominican woman who runs a booming fruit truck at the […]


#InstagramUptown: Only In Washington Heights…

#InstagramUptown: Only In Washington Heights...

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) So I was coming from Chase on 181st Street on Friday night en route to get a cut at Robin Barbershop on 186th Street and St. Nick. On my way there I noticed a dude with cornrows standing on top of a car in front of the Lucky Seven restaurant on […]

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