Ramarley Graham

Newly Released NYPD Files from Killing of Ramarley Graham Ordered Released by Judge Reveal Fabricated Account That Sought to Justify Killing

Documents show officers lied in immediate aftermath during investigation, yet department apparently never held anyone accountable for lies that even NYPD brass repeated publicly

Records are first in trove of files that judge ordered city to release following lawsuit against NYPD for refusing to comply with FOIL request by Graham’s family, supporting organizations

Mother of Ramarley Graham Responds to NY Supreme Court Judge’s Ruling against City & NYPD for Withholding Records in Killing of Unarmed Teenager & Misusing State Law 50-a

In response to a preliminary ruling by Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez in a lawsuit brought by the family of Ramarley Graham, Communities United for Police Reform, and the Justice Committee against the NYPD for refusing to comply with a FOIL request for information related to Graham’s killing, his mother Constance Malcolm released the following statement.

Mother of Ramarley Graham, Family’s Attorney & the Justice Committee Respond to NYPD Plea Agreements with Officers Involved in Killing Graham

In response to a report and other information confirming that two of the officers involved in the killing of Ramarley Graham (Sergeant Scott Morris and Officer John McLoughlin) reached plea agreements with the NYPD on departmental charges, the mother of Graham - Constance Malcolm – issued the following statement.

Judge: NYPD must release documents on Ramarley Graham shooting

12/28/2017
NY1

The family of a Bronx teen shot and killed by a police officer has won a legal victory against the NYPD.

A State Supreme Court judge has ruled the department must release documents related to the death of Ramarley Graham.

His family will receive some for private use, while other files can only be reviewed with a judge present.

The NYPD had cited an obscure state law as a means to keep files on Graham's 2012 shooting private.

NYPD Wrong To Keep Ramarley Graham Shooting Records Secret: Court

12/27/2017
Patch

The NYPD must release a large batch of records related to a cop's 2012 killing of Bronx teenager Ramarley Graham, a Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday.

Siding with Graham's parents and police-reform advocacy groups in a Freedom of Information lawsuit, state Supreme Court Justice Manuel J. Mendez said the NYPD was wrong to say every document Graham's parents requested last year was exempt from disclosure under state public records laws.

Judge slams NYPD's delay of slapping cops in Ramarley Graham slay

12/27/2017
New York Daily News

A judge has criticized the NYPD for delaying disciplining officers involved in the fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham in 2012 and ordered the department to release documents related to the tragedy.

Justice Manuel Mendez signed his decision on Dec. 22 — the same day NYPD Sgt. Scott Morris and Officer John McLoughlin were finally reprimanded for their roles in the Bronx shooting of the unarmed 18-year-old.

Two Bronx cops punished for roles in Ramarley Graham shooting

12/22/2017
New York Daily News

Two cops are being disciplined for their roles in the shooting death of an unarmed Bronx man, police sources said Thursday.

NYPD Sgt. Scott Morris and Officer John McLoughlin faced departmental charges in connection with the killing of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in February 2012. On Thursday, their cases were settled.

Morris will be suspended for 30 days without pay, then will resign without the “good guy” letter that would have allowed him to carry a weapon, sources said.

Constance Malcolm seeks justice for her son Ramarley Graham on his 24th birthday

Constance Malcolm BILL MOORE PHOTO
04/20/2017
New York Amsterdam News

Eighteen-year-old unarmed Ramarley Graham was shot and killed in front of his grandmother and younger brother. Five years later Graham’s mother, Constance Malcolm, is doing everything in her power to get justice for her son.

Police officers chased Graham into his home without a warrant and violated protocol repeatedly. Fast-forward to April 12, 2017—on this day Graham would have turned 24.

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