Gothamist covers Vaccaro & White’s efforts to make public the facts concerning the death of Ryo Oyamda, a Japanese student struck and killed by two NYPD officers in a police cruiser.
At a panel discussion of the history of cycling in New York City, Steve Vaccaro discussed the significance of Mathieu Lefevre’s death and the movement it catalyzed to hold NYPD accountable for crash investigations.
A judge criticized the police on Friday for dragging their feet in releasing records and reports to the Lefevre family, saying the department had “needlessly delayed” handing over documents.
A grieving family’s lawsuit against the NYPD over the department’s heel-dragging in turning over information about the death of a cyclist was dismissed today.
A family sues to get documents from the NYPD, who selectively leek information to the press while simultaneously denying the family’s access to the very same information.