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Diamonds, Dinners and 'Rats': The NYPD's Political Gangsters
Writer, activist, parent and agitator.
If the NYPD has nothing to hide then a deeper and more transparent gaze into what makes the department tick shouldn't be a problem. A federal investigation alone does little in this regard, playing out behind the scenes and scrutinizing only a handful of cops.
Whatever Happened to Ethics?
President, City & State NY
Ethics is something that was taught in ancient Greece and was once neatly woven into our secondary education system. Ethics classes, like civics classes, are now rarely found on the high school level in this country. Isn't it time to resurrect this again?
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Thabo Sefolosha Wants To 'Fight Back' Against NYPD In Lawsuit
But he's not doing it for the money.
The Bill Bratton Rope-A-Dope: Community Policing and More People in Jail
Social Worker in Brooklyn
While the rest of the country's political class frets about how to reduce the prison population, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton wants more people in jail, going back to the future with the 1990s-era super-predation myths.
NYPD Cop Indicted On 40 Charges Related To Rape Of Young Girl
Joel Doseau allegedly met the girl online and lied about his age.
Safety Beyond Policing: A New Campaign Slams NYC Plan for More Cops
Social Worker in Brooklyn
Members of a campaign called Safety Beyond Policing, at City Hall on Thursday denounced City Council's plan to put $97 million towards increasing the NYPD headcount by 1000 officers.
We Have a Dream: Improve Transparency and Accountability at the NYPD
Youth Policy Co-Coordinator
We are asking courageous New York City Council members to exercise their oversight power by passing the Right to Know Act, which would strengthen police accountability and transparency by requiring officers who stop us to identify themselves.
"Protest Sexy" Sells - and the NY Times Is Buying! (Yes, Occupiers, That's a Good Thing)
EVP and Co-Founder of RIP Medical Debt and patient advocate
She said at that time, when the judge threw out the summons as being unwarranted: That glitter, or more likely her flamboyant
Video Shows NYPD Officer Hitting Teen In The Face With His Gun
As the teen stops running, one officer throws a punch at his face. Then, as the suspect raises his hands, the other officer
Grand Jury To Be Convened In Eric Garner Death Case
Supporters of a man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a New York City police officer got one step closer to seeing
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EMTs Allegedly Stopped 4 NYPD Officers Beating Handcuffed Man
Chokehold Death Puts New York's Controversial Police Chief Back In The Spotlight
When Mayor Bill de Blasio took over the city some seven months ago, many hoped that press conferences about New Yorkers' deaths
Pressure Mounts To Investigate NYPD Killing Of Unarmed Black Teen, Ramarley Graham
Franclot Graham speaks to his son, Ramarley Graham, in his casket before funeral services, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in the
Confessions of a Former Muslim Students Association Board Member
LLM Candidate (Public International Law), Queen Mary Universit...
Categorically bugging all mosques and "infiltrating" MSAs might be the quick and easy option for our government to show us that it is "doing something" to combat terror, but is it really the most optimal method for serious law enforcement?
Family Of Ramarley Graham, Bronx Teen Killed By NYPD, Fills Courtroom As Judge Clears Way For Civil Case
The lawsuit, and another filed by Graham's neighbor who was threatened by police just before the shooting, was cleared to
Glenn Broadnax, Unarmed Brooklyn Man, Charged With Assault
Broadnax was initially charged with menacing, drug possession and resisting arrest, but a grand jury chose to indict Broadnax
Besnik Llakatura, NYPD Officer, Indicted In Extortion Scheme With Two Alleged Mobsters
FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge George Venizelos said in a statement released by the FBI that Llakatura abused his badge
Justin Thomas, SVA Student, Sues NYPD Over Wrongful Arrest After Filming Outside Precinct (VIDEO)
A 29-year-old film student is suing the NYPD after he was ticketed and parts of his video equipment were confiscated while
Where's the Courtesy, Professionalism, and Respect?
Director, Street Vendor Project @seanbasinski
Every day, vendors tell us that police officers treat them with disrespect. This kind of low-level abuse degrades vendors as people while also harming the relationship between vendors (who can otherwise act as eyes-and-ears of the police) and the NYPD.
10 Things You Should Know About This Week's Stop and Frisk Decision
Director of Policy and Community Development, The Bronx Defenders
Real safety comes from a police department that follows the law and respects people's fundamental rights, building trust with communities rather than undermining it. This week's historic ruling is a tremendous step in the right direction.
Cameras On Cops: Stop-And-Frisk Ruling's NYPD Accountability Plan Worked In California
An NYPD officer who works in the 40th Precinct in Mott Haven told DNAinfo New York on Monday that she welcomed the cameras
Judge Rules Stop & Frisk Violated Rights
A judge has ruled that the NYPD's controversial use of the stop-and-frisk tactic violated the rights of thousands of New Yorkers. Judge Shira Scheindlin's decision Monday called for a federal monitor to watch over the police department to ensure cops are in compliance with the constitution.
Stop And Frisk Violated Rights Of New Yorkers, Judge Rules
A judge has ruled that the NYPD's controversial use of the stop-and-frisk tactic violated the rights of thousands of New
The NYPD's Secrecy Weapon
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“I am disappointed to learn that you feel that ‘defend[ing] the NYPD’s interests’ consists in resisting lawful and reasonable
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