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.

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.

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.