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Complaint: NYC Police Violate Rights By Telling Homeless To Move

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City police are violating homeless people’s rights by ordering them to “move along” in public places, according to a civil liberties group. 323 more words


NYCLU Raises Alarm Over Use Of Stingray Data Collection Devices By Police

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York Civil Liberties Union is raising concerns over privacy issues with an NYPD crime-fighting tool known as the Stingray. 136 more words


Teenage Immigrant Illegally Barred From Attending New York School, Family Claims

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The family of a teenage immigrant student claims he has been illegally barred from attending Mamaroneck High School, according to a petition filed Wednesday by the New York Civil Liberties Union. 372 more words


NYCLU Head Concerned About Free Wi-Fi Privacy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The head of the New York Civil Liberties Union is expressing concerns about the privacy of people using free Wi-Fi throughout the city… 216 more words


Report: NYPD Has Used Secretive Cell Tracking Technology More Than 1,000 Times Since 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008. 112 more words


Report: Civilian Complaints Of NYPD Misconduct Jump Nearly 70 Percent

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Complaints of wrongdoing by NYPD officers are up nearly 70 percent.

As WCBS 880’s Stephanie Colombini reported, the spike was reported by the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board and it has civil rights advocates like Chris Dunn with the New York Civil Liberties Union concerned. 165 more words


New York Homeless Accuse De Blasio Administration of Going Overboard In City Clean Up

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Video footage shows sanitation men decked head to toe in Hazmat suits, dragging sheets, blankets, and more to the dumpster.

As CBS2’s Meg Baker reported, the New York Civil Liberties Union said the video shows city workers removing the belongings of homeless sleeping on the sidewalk in East Harlem in October. 667 more words