NYPD Spokesman: We are Probing Crown Heights Beating Case
The Jewish Week – New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board and the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau are probing the case of a man beaten by cops inside a Crown Heights Jewish youth center during an Oct. 8 arrest attempt, a police spokesman said Monday.
“The NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau opened an investigation of the incident yesterday, after having seen a video of it,” Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne told The Jewish Week in an email. “The matter was also referred by IAB to the Civilian Complaint Review Board. One of the officers, [a male Hispanic, age 49] and assigned to the 71st Pct. has been placed on modified assignment while the incident is under investigation.”