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Behind the Badge: In New York City Homeless Shelters, the Same ‘Peace Officers’ Abuse Residents

Previously unreleased disciplinary files expose officers who beat, slap, and pepper spray the residents they’re supposed to protect. Most are back at work within a month.

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Were you treated unjustly by police in New York? Are you a former officer with a story to tell? We want to hear from you.

A team of investigative reporters working with New York Focus and MuckRock would like to hear from New Yorkers across the state about their experiences with law enforcement.

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With task force finished, New York City looks to next steps for AI regulation

With task force finished, New York City looks to next steps for AI regulation

The largest city in the country seemed ready to create a framework to follow. But the final NYC Automated Decision Systems Task Force report, released last month, concluded that quick answers wouldn’t be available for addressing questions of fairness and accountability, even when trying to define ADS itself.

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Five cities, five different approaches to algorithms in government

Five cities, five different approaches to algorithms in government

We looked at five cities and the steps and policies that are bringing new technology to city hall.

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New York City releases its winning #AmazonHQ2 bid

New York City releases its winning #AmazonHQ2 bid

New York City released its winning #AmazonHQ2 bid Monday night, the Wall Street Journal reported. The city launched a website dedicated to the new headquarters where it released the bid, the appendix with site details, the memorandum of understanding between the state, city, and Amazon, plus other documents and general information.

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