crimes and misdemeanors

NYPD Violated $22 Million Worth of Civil Rights in a Year

Police paid out $22.8 million in settlements in the last year, DNAinfo reports, including monetary apologies for brutality, racial discrimination, and the wrongful arrest of a 12-year-old girl who drew on her school desk with an erasable marker. The NYPD: protecting, serving, and ponying up when necessary.

NYPD Civil Rights Settlements Total $22 Million