New York Police Department

NYPD lacks 'serious engagement' with surveillance tech disclosure law

by • 1 year ago

Critics said the New York Police Department took a "lazy copy-and-paste approach" to a new law requiring it to disclose its surveillance technologies.

New York City to require police to disclose all surveillance technology

by • 2 years ago

The City Council passed a bill requiring the NYPD to provide the public with explanations of all surveillance technologies it uses to snoop on New Yorkers.

De Blasio orders NYPD to release more body camera footage

by • 2 years ago

Footage from all incidents in which an officer uses deadly or serious force will be made available to the public, the mayor's office said.

New York Police Department IT chief named citywide CIO

by • 3 years ago

Jessica Tisch, the NYPD's deputy commissioner for information technology, will take over IT administration for the nation's largest city government.

Police have been feeding celebrity photos, doctored images into facial-recognition systems

by • 3 years ago

New research shows that a lack of clear standards for using the technology has led many agencies to resort to an array of questionable practices in attempting to identify criminal suspects.

In first meeting, NYC algorithm task force talks racial biases, 'dirty data'

by • 3 years ago

Expert witnesses told the 18-member panel how the data-driven algorithms the city uses can sometimes lead to racially biased policies.

How the NYPD is using machine learning to spot crime patterns

by • 3 years ago

The department has revealed "Patternizr," a tool used the past two year years to spot crime patterns nearly invisible to the human eye.

NYPD to deploy 14 drones across city

by • 4 years ago

The department's technical assistance response unit will use the drones to assist officers in certain investigations.