My One Scary Experience With Rudy Giuliani’s NYPD Was Illuminating

It Was Terrifying and Maddening, And For Black Americans, It’s Everyday Life STORYTIME! As the topic of police brutality and racism stews once again, I have been thinking recently about my own experiences with police. As a white guy, most of my interactions have not gone the same way as we hear and see withContinue reading “My One Scary Experience With Rudy Giuliani’s NYPD Was Illuminating”

How The NYPD Manipulates The Media Into Backing Off Accountability

In 2009, I got hired to my first newspaper reporting job at the Queens Tribune. Part of my job included putting together the weekly police blotter. It was a fairly easy task. You just gather all the email releases from the Deputy Commissioner of Public Information, or DCPI, the New York City Police Department’s pressContinue reading “How The NYPD Manipulates The Media Into Backing Off Accountability”