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NYPD officer uses bag of potato chips and duct tape to save stabbing victim

A New York police officer used an empty bag of potato chips and duct tape to treat a stab wound suffered by a 29-year-old man in the Harlem section of Manhattan earlier this month, saving his life. The New York Police Department on Friday released body cam footage of the July 7 incident. NYPD Officer […]

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New York police puts down robotic dogs following outcry over their deployment

New York City’s police (NYPD) say they will stop using robotic dogs following an outcry over their deployment. The NYPD says it has ended a contract with the Boston Dynamics firm for the remote-controlled Digidogs. The police have been testing one of the machines since last year, hoping such devices would help “save lives, protect […]

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NYPD officer suspended after viral video shows him using chokehold on black man

A New York City police officer has been suspended after a video posted online showed him apparently rendering a Black man unconscious in a chokehold after the city council voted to make it a crime for police to use the grip. New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea called the apparent chokehold incident during an […]

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NYPD mistreating young men of color: Civilian Oversight Panel Finds

Nearly two-thirds of complaints accusing New York City police officers of mistreating young people involved male minorities, a civilian oversight panel said Monday. From January 2018 to last June, “males of color between the ages of 8 and 18 were a complainant” or victim in 64.8 precent of police misconduct claims made by young people, […]