John Bolger is a New York-based investigative and data journalist, as well as a software developer. His work, which focuses on protests and policing, has appeared in the Indypendent, Inside Climate News, DNAinfo, and other outlets.
Meet the Construction Attorney Who Shook Up New York’s Mayoral Race
Patricia Pastor, who represents Scott Stringer’s harassment accuser Jean Kim, has a history with nonunion construction outfits who see Stringer as an enemy.
Exclusive: NYPD Took Hours to Respond to Mass Looting, Despite Quickly Cracking Down on Protests
Internal city documents show slow responses to mass looting, as NYPD’s heavily militarized riot squad cracked down on protests.
Protests for Black LivesInternal NYPD Documents Show Cops Were Sent to Protests With Barely Any First Amendment Training
Most officers at the George Floyd protests received only vague academy training that emphasized arresting protesters over defending their rights.
Protests for Black LivesNYPD “Goon Squad” Manual Teaches Officers to Violate Protesters’ Rights
Exclusive: Internal NYPD documents shed new light on the Strategic Response Group, or SRG, the heavily militarized police unit behind the crackdown on George Floyd protesters.