Gotham Gazette A Retreat on False Arrests from Chelsea to Bushwick

A Retreat on False Arrests from Chelsea to Bushwick
by Andy Humm
05 May 2009


One case involves middle-aged gay men at adult bookstores. The other concerns black and Latino teenagers on their way to a wake. One centers around Manhattan, the other in Bushwick. Both cases, however, involve false arrests and possible abuses of police power. And in the two instances the police and district attorneymany questions and concerns remain.

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