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‘This Is Not Justice’: Japanese Family Settles With NYC But Condemns Handling Of NYPD Crash That Killed Student

The family of Ryo Oyamada announced “with heavy hearts” a settlement with the NYPD.  A police officer struck and killed Ryo while driving more than twice the speed limit at night against the flow of traffic and ...

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Daily News: “In 179 fatalities involving on-duty NYPD cops in 15 years, only 3 cases led to indictments — and just 1 conviction”

The Daily News interviewed Steve Vaccaro about the Shereese Francis case in connection with a broader report on the failure to prosecute police in instances of fatal misconduct. A Daily News analysis of NYPD-involved deaths ...

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Steve Vaccaro Statement to City Council About NYPD Treatment of Cyclists

Statement of Steve Vaccaro to New York City Council Transportation Committee, November 20, 2014 Thank you for the opportunity to speak. Our city is doing a great many things right when it comes to encouraging cycling and ...

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Vaccaro & White Recover $1.1 Million for Family of Woman Killed by Police

The Law Office of Vaccaro & White recovered $1,100,003 from the City of New York in a suit alleging excessive force and discrimination on the basis of disability arsing out of the death of Shereese Francis.  Summoned to ...

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Queens Tribune: “NYCHA Video Challenges NYPD Crash Story”

The Queens Tribune reports on new evidence disproving NYPD claims that a police officer was not at fault in killing Ryo Oyamada. A newly-released video from the night student Ryo Oyamada was killed by a police car outside ...

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