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Even as the city touts lower numbers of stop and frisks and legal advocates claim victory with a 2013 federal ruling against the NYPD's overuse of the tactic, people far from the mayor's press conferences and the offices of civil rights attorneys are continuing to be stopped by cops.
For the grieving mother or father of an innocent child killed at the hands of an officer "by mistake" or for any other unjustified reason, even hinting that stop-and-frisk reform has led to an increase in crime is to put the nail in the coffin of that child.
Ed O’Neill, the NYPD’s chief of department, announced this week that there have been 439 shootings in in the city so far
Stopping a person solely because of a "furtive movement," their "mere presence in a high crime area," or because he or she
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 live in a broken, violent world. Turning our backs on it won't change anything.
De Blasio has been exceptionally evenhanded in his respect for police while trying to help us grasp the perspectives of people of color. He has tried to be a true friend to the NYPD, in the sense of a friend who believes in you enough to be critical when you can be better.
"Stats aside, it's a fact that if you take stop and frisk away, more black Americans and more Hispanic Americans are going
The latest installment of CNN's "Black in America" documentary series will focus on how the lives of young, black men are
The mayor -- normally an ally of Torres, Reynoso and other left-leaning council members -- told reporters Wednesday that
It remains to be seen how far de Blasio and Bratton will budge on "broken windows." On Monday, the pair announced that the
The death drew attention to Bratton’s policy of cracking down hard on petty offenses like pot possession and dancing in the
Last year, a U.S. district judge ordered sweeping reforms to the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk initiative, ruling that
"Most of the police encounters our respondents described didn't include an arrest or incarceration, yet they still reported
With New York City voters having delivered a decisive mandate for stop-and-frisk reform in last year's mayoral election, it is time for the Second Circuit to permit the reform process to move forward without any further delay.
Spokespersons for the review board and for the city law department declined to comment. Taylor did not immediately respond
Chop Chop’s sign appeared just as a series of brutal police reactions to seemingly mundane offenses are making headlines
"For the CCRB to be ignored is inexplicable," Dunn said. The police department has declined to prosecute 24.5 percent of
As of June 8, police have conducted 94,000 patrols in public housing this year, according to numbers released to the Wall
"If there's an investigation, nobody is going to answer your question," board member Daniel Gitner said in response to questioning