By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/12/2013 - 16:36
The NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk has long been an extremely controversial issue for New York City for decades.
According to The New York Times, a federal judge ruled on Monday that the stop-and-frisk tactic conducted by NYPD's police officers was unconstitutional, specifically violating the rights of minorities in New York.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:19
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 09:22
New York City is one of the biggest melting pots in the country, so one wouldn't think that speaking their native language would be such a big deal. That hasn't been the case for several NYPD officers.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:00
It was just a mere three weeks ago that we heard about a pair of Whole Foods workers being suspended for speaking Spanish while on the job. Whole Foods has since stated that they would be revising their language policy. Now a similar case appears to be going on in New York.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/22/2013 - 10:16
Legal Services NYC filed a lawsuit on behalf of five Spanish-speaking domestic violence victims who claim that they were not provided translators, mocked and arrested instead of their abusers, reports The Daily News.
By Samantha Leal | 11/20/2012 - 12:58
A New York City police officer has pleaded not guilty to plotting to kidnap, torture, cook and eat at least 100 women, reports Fox News Latino. The officer, Gilberto Valle, has been accused of pulling photos, names and addresses of potential victims from a confidential law enforcement database. He has been denied bail.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/26/2008 - 12:00
Inman Morales had a history of mental health problems. His mother, Olga Negron, was scared for his life when she called 911, saying her son was threatening to hurt himself and had stopped taking his medication. Unfortunately, the intervention of the police had catastrophic consequences.