Peekskill man’s drug conviction dismissed after officers’ credibility questionsed

  WHITE PLAINS — Jamar Smythe, 34, a Peekskill man who served 4-years of a 15-year prison term had...

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Jury finds Nassau officer not guilty on all counts

  A jury has found a veteran Nassau police officer accused of harassment and resisting arrest not guilty on...

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Black, Latino Police Groups to de Blasio: Meet Us!

By Brigid Bergin : Reporter In the midst of the noisy back-and-forth between Mayor de Blasio and the police...

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The LAPD Shooting Brings More Calls of Accountability in Law Enforcement

The incidents of questionable police shootings and actions are an increasing reoccurrence throughout the nation as it relates to...

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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...

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Black Law Enforcement Organizations Denounce NYPD Commissioner Bratton

  Reported by www.blackwestchester.com Black Law Enforcement Organizations from throughout New York State, which included The Grand Council of...

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Real Dialogue Is Needed To Discuss Racism In Westchester’s Police Departments

The recent back to back resignations of Pelham Manor Police Chiefs after a racist email investigation within the department...

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How do Black Boys Survive Police Confrontation?

Blacks In Law Enforcement of America (BLEA) is a national organization of Black Law Enforcement Professionals. Our mission is...

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The Need for US Attorney General Eric Holder and US Attorney Preet Bharara to act on Police Criminality in New York State

The killing and subsequent investigation of Eric Gardner, like many other deaths at the hand of NYPD and other...

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White Survivalist Shoots Black Police Chief Four Times, Walks Free -Do Black Police Lives Matter?

The homeowner who nearly killed an Oklahoma police chief during a raid won’t face charges since cops busted the...

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NY Black Law Enforcement speak on Oversight Legislation

NY Representative, Damon K. Jones speaks about the need to have proper legislation for oversight in Law Enforcement in...

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PBA President Pat Lynch; Are Police Brutality Victims’ Families NOT Real New Yorkers?

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Peekskill man’s drug conviction dismissed after officers’ credibility questionsed

  WHITE PLAINS — Jamar Smythe, 34, a Peekskill man who served 4-years of a 15-year prison term had his drug...

by - April 24, 2015

Jury finds Nassau officer not guilty on all counts

  A jury has found a veteran Nassau police officer accused of harassment and resisting arrest not guilty on all counts....

by - March 7, 2015

Black, Latino Police Groups to de Blasio: Meet Us!

By Brigid Bergin : Reporter In the midst of the noisy back-and-forth between Mayor de Blasio and the police unions, some...

by - March 3, 2015

The LAPD Shooting Brings More Calls of Accountability in Law Enforcement

The incidents of questionable police shootings and actions are an increasing reoccurrence throughout the nation as it relates to people of...

by - March 2, 2015

Video contradicts police claims about black man who died in jail cell after arrest for sagging pants

A newly released video – which contradicts police reports – shows a black Louisiana man lying facedown and unresponsive in a...

by - April 24, 2015

Rikers Island captain with painful genetic condition claims he was unfairly passed over for promotion due to illness

A Rikers Island captain with a painful genetic condition has sued the city, alleging he was unfairly passed over for a...

by - March 9, 2015

Jury finds Nassau officer not guilty on all counts

  A jury has found a veteran Nassau police officer accused of harassment and resisting arrest not guilty on all counts....

by - March 7, 2015

Black, Latino Police Groups to de Blasio: Meet Us!

By Brigid Bergin : Reporter In the midst of the noisy back-and-forth between Mayor de Blasio and the police unions, some...

by - March 3, 2015

Police Continue to Harm Young Black Americans Yet Receive No Punishment

Michael Brown was shot by Darren Wilson, and there were no charges. Tamir Rice was killed by police and the 12-year-old...

by - April 24, 2015

A Detroit Police Chief Resigns after Officer Beat Black Man

This marks the latest resignation of a police chief following several high-profile incidents of police misconduct which have sparked massive protests...

by - April 24, 2015

Police officers quit after Mo. voters elect first female Black Mayor

PARMA, Mo. — Deep in Missouri’s Bootheel, the tiny farming town of Parma is withering away. The school closed years ago....

by - April 24, 2015

Video contradicts police claims about black man who died in jail cell after arrest for sagging pants

A newly released video – which contradicts police reports – shows a black Louisiana man lying facedown and unresponsive in a...

by - April 24, 2015

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  • Black Law Enforcement Legislation Recommendations to Gov. Cuomo on Police Oversight

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    The country has come into a state of independent oversight and accountability. There is a cry for oversight and accountability for big businesses such as Wall Street, the mortgage industry and even the automotive industry.

    If our voices, when united, can be heard to affect change and demand accountability from our government leaders corporate institutions, then we must voice our outrage when there is no true oversight of our local law enforcement departments that are paid by our tax dollars to properly protect and serve our families?

    As a national organization of Black Law Enforcement Professionals we recognize the need for oversight of policy and procedure and accountability of law enforcement when it come to “Use of Force” policies and legislation.  read here

     

  • How Do Black Boys Survive Police Confrontation?

    It is imperative that every parent teach their children how to act whenever their confronted by law enforcement. We now live in a time that what our children say or do when confronted by law enforcement can put them in a life and death situations. Knowledge is Power.

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