My latest article for Bronx Justice News: City Settles Suit After Video Allegedly Caught NYPD Officer Dragging Student Off Bus By Her Hair, Slamming Head Against Concrete

"The city has settled a federal lawsuit accusing an NYPD Officer of dragging a Bronx tenth-grader off of a bus by her hair and slamming her head against the concrete – all in an arrest captured on video, court records show.

Andrea Lounds filed the excessive force suit accusing NYPD Officer Lorraine Fuentes and other Bronx cops of “brutalizing” her teenage daughter on May 10, 2016 as the girl, identified in court papers as D.E., rode a city bus home from school in the Bronx around 1:45 p.m."

Read the full article I co-authored with colleague Sasha Gonzales here.