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NYPD STOP AND FRISK
Stop and Frisk Is Alive and Well
Writer, activist, parent and agitator.
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.
Have You No Shame?
Rev. Al Sharpton
President and Founder, National Action Network
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.
Relax, Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Aren't Making New York City Dangerous Again
Shootings are up in New York City for the second year in a row, and The New York Post thinks it’s because Mayor Bill de Blasio
NYPD Can't Just Stop And Frisk People For The Hell Of It Anymore, Says Department Memo
Stopping a person solely because of a "furtive movement," their "mere presence in a high crime area," or because he or she
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.
Turning Our Backs
We live in a broken, violent world. Turning our backs on it won't change anything.
De Blasio and His Police: We Can't Listen With Our Backs Turned
Writer, "Douglass and Lincoln" and "Sarah's Long Walk."
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.
They Said People Would Die If Stop And Frisk Was Reformed. Here's What Really Happened
The city is on pace to have about 50,000 police stops this year, a 75 percent drop from the number of stops last year and
CNN To Premiere New Installment Of 'Black In America' Series, 'Black & Blue'
"On New York streets there is a battle unfolding of black versus blue." The trailer for "Black & Blue" begins with footage
Mayor Bill De Blasio Breaks With Progressives Over Stop-And-Frisk Legislation
And five years ago, when Council member Donovan Richards (D) was walking to the store to buy some milk, someone grabbed his
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Stop-And-Frisk Is Declining, But Advocates Say The NYPD's Real Problem Hasn't Changed
Blacks were arrested for low-level crimes over 100,000 times last year, but just over 56,000 times in 1990. Latinos were
Lawmakers 'Disturbed' After NYPD's Highest-Ranking Black Officer Resigns
Until now, those critics have rarely included members of the city’s political establishment. But Bank’s resignation seems
Muslim Vloggers Come Clean About Staged Stop-And-Frisk Video (UPDATE)
“Muslims are already under the microscope, and to do this just to gain some cheap publicity is totally unacceptable,” Hooper
Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young New York City Men
From 2004 to 2013, NYPD officers stopped New Yorkers nearly 4 million times. About 87 percent of the people stopped were
Let Stop-and-Frisk Reform Move Forward
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.
Fired New York Police Review Board Head Alleges Stop-And-Frisk Coverup
Hipster Bistro Enrages Brooklyn Neighbors With Joke About Racist Police Tactic
Alexander C. Kaufman
The joke struck a nerve in a neighborhood where race relations have been a hot-button issue. As rents have continued to rise
NYPD Officers Get Stop-And-Frisk Free Pass
Poll Question on NYPD Housing Patrols Stirs Up Debate
NYPD Oversight Board Challenged Over Stop And Frisk Investigation
NYC Fails To Descend Into Chaos As Stop-And-Frisk Use Continues To Drop
Although exact numbers haven't been released, police sources tell DNAinfo's Murray Weiss that the number of NYPD stops for
Stop And Frisk Much More Likely In Newark Than New York City
"Several disturbing patterns have emerged that raise constitutional red flags about the Newark Police Department’s stop-and
New York Police Union Says 'Stop & Frisk' Is Crucial To Fighting Crime
Five NYPD unions filed motions on Friday seeking to block the city's settlement ending the stop-and-frisk lawsuit on Friday, arguing it would leave in place a federal judge's "grossly flawed" rulings.
NYPD Unions File To Block Stop And Frisk Settlement
Bill Bratton, NYPD Commissioner, Says Stop And Frisk Has Been 'Solved'
“To give you some idea, in the fourth quarter of 2012, the department recorded a little more than 90,000 stops," he explained
Bill Bratton, Stop-And-Frisk Architect, Takes Over Nation's Biggest Police Force
Bratton also faced criticism for the instrumental role he played in ramping up the use of stop and frisk, the practice of
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