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Incident Details

Updated On
November 12, 2020
Date of Incident
November 4, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
January 22, 2021
Date of Incident
November 1, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Date of Incident
September 19, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Date of Incident
July 15, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
June 4, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
December 8, 2020
Date of Incident
June 4, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
June 12, 2020
Date of Incident
June 2, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
September 30, 2020
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
  • Unknown
    • May. 31, 2020: Charges pending
    • Sep. 30, 2020: Charges dropped
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
February 16, 2021
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-01362
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
August 18, 2020
Date of Incident
April 14, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
  • Avigation
    • Apr. 14, 2020: Charges pending
    • Aug. 1, 2020: Charges dropped
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
February 11, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement