More than 8,800 lawsuits filed against NYPD in 2011 fiscal year

Posted at 8:42 AM, Dec 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-27 08:42:55-05

The number of lawsuits against the NYPD is booming.

A new report shows the number of suits filed against the department jumped 10-percent in the 2011 fiscal year.

There were more than 8,800 lawsuits filed, most of them involving alleged misconduct.

The report says claims against the NYPD will cost the city more than $185 million!