Blue Wall of Silence, Police Unions, Oversight and the Black Community


As a Law Enforcement Officer for 25 years and 13 years as a Union Delegate, I have assisted in...

Read More

Black Boys Share Thoughts on Killing Of Eric Garner & How They Feel About Law Enforcement

Blacks In Law Enforcement of America (BLEA) met with the Boys to Men of Cecil H.Parker Elementary School to...

Read More

Black Law Enforcement Calls for Governor Cuomo to Act on Special Prosecutor for Questionable Police Shootings

  Statistics have shown that “Every 28 hours a young black man is killed by police and “Only 2%...

Read More

Racial gap in arrest rates here: No simple explanation

Ferguson, Missouri, has become the flashpoint in the racially charged debate over the relationship between law enforcement and blacks,...

Read More

Black Officer wants Feds to review assault claim

White Plains Police Officer Michael Hannon discusses alleged assault by the assistant chief. (video by Rich Liebson/The Journal News)...

Read More

Philip Banks III, NYPD’s highest Black uniformed official, resigns

Philip Banks III, the highest-ranking black member of the NYPD, quit his job Friday as chief of department just...

Read More

NYS Parole Officers Fight Against Racial Profiling in NY

White Plains, NY: On the front steps of Federal U.S. District Court, Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 12:00 with...

Read More

Mount Vernon City Government has failed in Proper Oversight of its Police Department

The recent shooting of an Emotionally Disturbed man in Mt. Vernon brings into question proper oversight and accountability of...

Read More

Former Rikers inmate to sue after allegedly beaten, sodomized by correction officer while handcuffed to hospital bed

Bishme Ayers, 25, says he was sodomized by a Rikers correction officer while he was at Jacoby Hospital on...

Read More

NYC Mayor de Blasio & Commissioner Bratton Must be Progressive with CCRB Recommendations on Discipline of Officers that Violate Policy

The recent report of the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board on the issue of the use of Chokeholds by...

Read More

Denver Police Chief: Only Bad Cops Fear Wearing Body Cams

The Denver Police Department is looking to equip 800 officers with body cameras in 2015. In an interview with...

Read More

Black Law Enforcement address Ferguson and Beyond at IBW Forum

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – During a rousing, standing-room only town hall discussion dedicated to the shooting death of Michael Brown...

Read More

Culture

Public Safety

National

Blue Wall of Silence, Police Unions, Oversight and the Black Community


As a Law Enforcement Officer for 25 years and 13 years as a Union Delegate, I have assisted in the passing...

by - December 13, 2014

Black Boys Share Thoughts on Killing Of Eric Garner & How They Feel About Law Enforcement

Blacks In Law Enforcement of America (BLEA) met with the Boys to Men of Cecil H.Parker Elementary School to discuss their...

by - December 13, 2014

Black Law Enforcement Calls for Governor Cuomo to Act on Special Prosecutor for Questionable Police Shootings

  Statistics have shown that “Every 28 hours a young black man is killed by police and “Only 2% of police...

by - December 6, 2014

Racial gap in arrest rates here: No simple explanation

Ferguson, Missouri, has become the flashpoint in the racially charged debate over the relationship between law enforcement and blacks, but a...

by - November 22, 2014

Blue Wall of Silence, Police Unions, Oversight and the Black Community


As a Law Enforcement Officer for 25 years and 13 years as a Union Delegate, I have assisted in the passing...

by - December 13, 2014

Black Boys Share Thoughts on Killing Of Eric Garner & How They Feel About Law Enforcement

Blacks In Law Enforcement of America (BLEA) met with the Boys to Men of Cecil H.Parker Elementary School to discuss their...

by - December 13, 2014

Black Law Enforcement speaks on Racial Bias & Excessive Force in Law Enforcement

Amid police shootings, massive protests and grand jury decisions, Americans are asking themselves some hard questions about justice and law enforcement:...

by - December 13, 2014

As New York City Considers Criminal Justice Reforms, Police Unions Stand in the Way

Rather than acting in solidarity with other unions and working towards progressive causes, police unions often defend officers’ reactionary and violent...

by - December 10, 2014

The President’s Men: Black United States Marshals in America

This week retired United States Marshal and author of if the historic book “The Presidents Men: Black United States Marshals in...

by - September 6, 2014

4 Unarmed Black Men Have Been Killed By Police in the Last Month

From New York City and LA to Ohio and Ferguson, MO, they all died under disputed circumstances. —By Josh Harkinson Ferguson,...

by - August 28, 2014

African-American LAPD Captain Files Lawsuit Against City For Discrimination, Retaliation

An African-American Los Angeles police captain is filing a lawsuit against the city, alleging that he was denied promotions due to...

by - August 23, 2014

BLACK LAW ENFORCEMENT SPEAK AT UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW ON RACISM & HUMAN RIGHTS

“In January, 2015, the United States will undergo a ‘Universal Periodic Review’ of its human rights record at the United Nations...

by - August 19, 2014

News in Pictures

  • Oversight of Law Enforcement in New York State

    Since the Detective Ridley shooting in 2008, the Danroy Henry shooting in 2010, and the shooting of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. in 2012, there have been no clear outcome or plan on how to rectify these ongoing problems concerning questionable police shooting, brutality, and misconduct throughout Westchester. By signing this Petition you are joining voices asking our county government to install a County Wide Citi¬zens Complaint Review Board of Law Enforcement.