Officers from the NYPD stand on a street in New York City. (Photo by David Shankbone)

A Tort Time Bomb As Record Number Of Lawsuits Against NYPD Move Into Litigation

Lawsuits against the city’s police soared to a record 2,004 cases entering the courts in the year that ended July 1. That’s a 28 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, as recorded in the recently released Mayor’s Management Report. It indicates that the flood of cases brought against the New York City police — which […]