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Bloomberg Stop and Frisk

De Blasio Makes Major Stop-And-Frisk Announcement

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The new mayor on Thursday delivered on his campaign promise to reform stop-and-frisk police tactics, agreeing to the appointment of ...

Appeals Court Won't Toss Stop-And-Frisk Rulings

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to toss out court rulings finding that New York City carried out its police stop-and-frisk polic...

Rap Video Sends Powerful Message About Stop And Frisk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

Controversial New York City laws permitting the use of stop-and-frisks have ignited controversy, raising concerns over racial profiling and privacy v...

Federal Judge Refusing To Delay Stop-And-Frisk Rulings

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The federal judge who ordered an overhaul of the New York City police department's stop-and-frisk strategy refused Tuesday to delay i...

A Victory for Smarter, More Effective Policing

Brittny Saunders | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics
Brittny Saunders

The sheer volume of stops conducted, the magnitude of the city's investment in these tactics and the intensity of Mayor Bloomberg's commitment to them have, unfortunately, established New York City as a poster child for discriminatory policing.

Bloomberg Sues Over Stop-And-Frisk Bill

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked a court on Tuesday to block a law that would make it easier for people to sue over stop-and-frisk or other p...

Stop And Frisks Down In NYC

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A steep drop in police stop and frisks reflects plummeting crime rates and shows the controversial tactic has worked, Mayor Michael Bloomb...

Bring Back Bratton

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.27.2013 | New York
Reese Schonfeld

Bill Bratton used to be New York City's Police Commissioner. Before that he was the best police commissioner that Boston ever had, and after that he became the best police commissioner that Los Angeles has ever had.

Council Members Vote To Override Bloomberg's Oversight Veto

Posted 08.22.2013 | New York

The New York City Council voted Thursday to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg's vetoes of two bills aimed at reining in the New York City Police Depart...

Vote On Big NYPD Oversight Bill Today

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The nation's biggest police department will get a new watchdog and face easier standards for people to file profiling lawsuits agains...

Bloomberg: 'If I Had A Son, I Might Feel Differently' Stop And Frisk

Posted 08.19.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg told The New Yorker he might reconsider his stubborn defense of stop-and-frisk tactics, if he had a son. (Bloomberg has two...

NYC Appeals Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 08.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City officials have taken the first step in appealing a federal judge's ruling imposing reforms on the police department's stop-a...

An Unconstitutional Act

Spencer Wolff | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
Spencer Wolff

For the millions of innocent men and women like them, who have been accosted by the police over the past ten years, in what are often belligerent and demeaning encounters, and then let go without any explanation or apology, this ruling let them know that they still have a voice.

Stop-And-Frisk Criticism A Boost For De Blasio?

Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

A majority of likely voters in the Democratic primary for New York City mayor believe the NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk tactics is "excessive" and hara...

Six Bogus Things Bloomberg Said About Stop And Frisk

Gothamist | Posted 10.13.2013 | New York

Yesterday Mayor Bloomberg, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, and Corporation Counsel Michael Cardozo gathered at City Hall to excoriate the recent federal ...

Christopher Mathias

Bloomberg To Appeal Stop-And-Frisk Decision | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday he plans to appeal a landmark ruling that the NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactic has violated the rights of thousands of...

Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Draws Scrutiny Of Quinn

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

Democratic New York City mayoral candidates applauded a landmark stop-and-frisk decision Monday, hailing Judge Shira Scheindlin's call for a federal ...

Bloomberg Eyes Chance To Kill Stop-And-Frisk Bill

Posted 07.30.2013 | New York

The potential appointment of City Council Member Erik Dilan to head the New York City Board of Elections could help Mayor Michael Bloomberg effectivel...

Bloomberg Vetoes NYPD Oversight Plan

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed the most ambitious plan proposed in years for oversight of the New York Police Department, setti...

Bloomberg Still Trying To Defeat Stop-And-Frisk Bills

| Posted 09.15.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Michael Bloomberg targeted Queens City Councilman Mark Weprin in retaliation for his support of two bill...

NYPD Sources: Kelly's 'F--k You I Know Better' Attitude To Blame

| Posted 06.28.2013 | New York

By Murray Weiss NEW YORK CITY — Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have to accept the lion's share of the blame for being...

Mayor Mike: Messing With the Times at His Peril

Len Levitt | Posted 07.06.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Under a new administration, stop and frisk would have probably been cut back to constitutional levels. And Bloomberg would not be sounding like Rudy Giuliani.

Bloomberg Hammers New York Times Over Stop-And-Frisk Coverage

Posted 04.30.2013 | Media

Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused the New York Times of racial bias during a press conference about stop-and-frisk on Tuesday He defended the NYPD'...

Bloomberg Attacks Stop-And-Frisk Critics

| Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

By Nicole Bode and Ben Fractenberg 1 POLICE PLAZA — In a speech brimming with vitriol, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took aim at all who have criticize...

Former Head Of NYPD Academy Testifies At Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A lot of training goes into turning someone into a New York City police officer – and they're expected to perform their jobs with in...