Gothamist continues its in-depth coverage of the death of Ryo Oyamada and efforts by his family to uncover the truth about the NYPD’s role. Newly released video from NYC Housing Authority security cameras in Queensbridge appears to show that the NYPD is lying about a fatal crash that killed a Japanese student last year and […]
New York magazine covers new evidence against the NYPD in the Ryo Oyamada pedestrian crash case. On February 21, 2013, Ryo Oyamada, a 24-year-old from Japan studying in New York City, was struck and killed by Officer Darren Ilardi’s NYPD vehicle. According to the police, the squad car was responding to a 911 call and […]
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.