Board: NY Cop Used Excessive Force

The New York City Police Department sergeant who threw a handcuffed 14-year-old through a plate glass window in 2014 used excessive force, a civilian review board ruled.

A heavy police presence outside Public School 22 Wednesday afternoon in the Bronx where Javier Payne attends the 8th grade.

One Mom to Another on Cops Who Allegedly Smashed Boy Through Window: Don’t Stop Fighting

NEW YORK — Constance Malcolm’s life has slowly started to get back to normal, as normal as it can get after a killing. But this week has dredged up bad memories. Her buoyant, warm smile falters, and tears well in her eyes as she looks at the picture. It’s of a 14-year old boy in a hospital bed, connected to a mess of wires and tubes. Gauze patches are taped to his head and he wears a dazed look on his face.

A blood stained sidewalk outside the Bronx store where Javier Payne, 14, was allegedly pushed through a glass window by police.

Cops Smash Boy Through Window in the Bronx

he 14-year-old boy sat on the stoop of Hookah Stop in the Bronx, blood pouring from his chest and filling his lungs, and thought: This is what it’s like to die. Moments before 11 o’clock Saturday night, the boy, Javier Payne, had been smashed through the store’s plate glass window by a police officer who had stopped him after an altercation with a man on the street, witnesses said. The boy was bleeding critically and under arrest.