Nick Pinto is a journalist living in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, Gothamist, the Village Voice, and elsewhere.
VoicesNYPD Was Powerless to Stop Brooklyn Shooting — Yet Mayor Calls for Doubling Cops in Subway
They might as well double the number of churro ladies, who did as much to prevent the subway attack as the cops.
The War on ImmigrantsICE Settles With Immigrant Rights Leader Who Sued Over First Amendment Violations
Ravi Ragbir said he was targeted for deportation because of protected speech criticizing ICE and the immigration enforcement regime.
At Inquiry Into NYPD Killing of Eric Garner, Judge Lets Bill de Blasio Off the Hook
Instead of accountability for the mayor and police brass, the historic judicial inquiry into the 2014 killing instead focuses on low-level cops.
Protests for Black LivesNYPD Lawyer Who Oversaw Violent Arrests of Legal Observers Should Be Disciplined, Watchdog Says
It’s the first time the Civilian Complaint Review Board has recommended discipline against an NYPD lawyer for conduct at a protest.