Anthony Bologna

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Occupiers Sue NYC Pepper-Spray Cop

Anthony Bologna accused of violating protesters' civil rights

(Newser) - Two of the women pepper-sprayed in the face by high-ranking NYPD officer Anthony Bologna last fall are taking him to court. The women say Bologna violated their civil rights, and they're seeking unspecified damages, Reuters reports. A YouTube video of the penned-in women being pepper-sprayed received more than 1.... More »

NYPD Strips Pepper-Spray Cop of Vacation Days

Anthony Bologna loses 10 days for spraying two female protesters

(Newser) - The New York City cop who pepper-sprayed a pair of Occupy Wall Street protesters in a seemingly unprovoked attack that got caught on YouTube has been punished, at least a little. The NYPD has docked Anthony Bologna 10 vacation days for violating the department's guidelines on pepper spray, reports... More »

Stewart Sees Pepper Spray Cop as Rising Star

Prepare yourself for 'The Vigilogna'

(Newser) - Like most people, Jon Stewart was suitably appalled by the NYPD cop who pepper-sprayed protesters without provocation—but when he learned this cop was named Anthony Bologna, his comedic instincts kicked in. “Anthony Bologna? You and I both know, that guy’s name is Tony Baloney,” he said... More »

Pepper-Spraying NYC Cop Hit With Earlier Lawsuit

Deputy inspector is named in suit linked to RNC protests

(Newser) - Friend-of-protesters-everywhere Anonymous has posted the ID and personal information of a controversial pepper-spraying New York cop . The info comes just as it emerges that the officer is already the target of a lawsuit linked to another protest. Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna recently whipped out the spray to suddenly spritz full... More »

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