Sarah Goodyear examines NYPD’s refusal to release seized bicycles, including the bicycle of crash victim Mathieu Lefevre, as the latest example of a broader problem of lack of police transparency.
The New York Post covers Vaccaro & White’s efforts to force NYPD to release the bicycle of Mathieu Lefevre, for use as evidence in the suit against the truck driver who struck and killed him. Thousands of bikes seized during NYPD investigations are being held indefinitely at a Brooklyn warehouse that was damaged by Hurricane […]
Steve Vaccaro’s “Street Justice” column details NYPD’s refusal to return bike for use as evidence.
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.
The NYPD can’t find the time, resources or compassion to adequately investigate the traffic crashes that kill and seriously injure more than 4,000 people in the city each year.