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New Report Should Put the Freeze on Bloomberg's Hot Air About the Efficacy of Stop-and-Frisk

Nahal Zamani | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Nahal Zamani

Attorney General Schneiderman's report adds to the body of evidence showing that Mayor Bloomberg is simply wrong in asserting that stop and frisk is an effective crime-fighting tactic.

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...

Court Refuses To Hear From Stop-And-Frisk Judge

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to reconsider its order removing a judge from court cases challenging the New York Police ...

A Mayor De Blasio Would Let Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Stand

AP | COLLEEN LONG and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court block of a judge's ruling that found the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy disc...

Stop-And-Frisk Ruling BLOCKED

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge's order requiring changes to the New York Police Department's stop-a...

Why Stop at Stop-and-Frisk? The Constitution, the Quest for Safer Streets, and Why Ends Don't Justify Means

Rick Collins | Posted 11.20.2013 | Crime
Rick Collins

Let's assume, for the sake of argument, that the "ends justify the means" for safer streets at any cost. Then why pull our punches and just stop with stop-and-frisk? In this spirit, let me "recommend" the following progressive crime-fighting tactics.

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...

City Readies Appeal Of Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City officials say they're about to take the first step in appealing a federal judge's ruling imposing reforms on the police...

10 Things You Should Know About This Week's Stop and Frisk Decision

Kate Rubin | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York
Kate Rubin

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? It Worked In California

| Posted 10.13.2013 | New York

By Patrick Wall, Jeff Mays and James Fanelli NEW YORK CITY — The NYPD opposes court-ordered plans to equip its patrol cops with video cameras,...

Judge Rules Against Stop And Frisk

Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

A judge has ruled that the NYPD's controversial use of the stop-and-frisk tactic violated the rights of thousands of New Yorkers, The New York Times r...

Justice Department Weighs In On Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department has treaded carefully into the debate over the New York Police Department's stop, question and frisk poli...

Should Cops Wear Body Cameras?

Newsday | Posted 07.21.2013 | New York

The judge overseeing a challenge to NYPD stop-and-frisk tactics said she was "intrigued" by the idea of requiring the police to use body cameras that ...

The Stop-And-Frisk Judge

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The federal judge presiding over civil rights challenges to the stop-and-frisk practices of the New York Police Department has no doubt wh...

Decision In Stop-And-Frisk Trial Nearing

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge must now decide whether the nation's largest police force has been unjustly stopping black and Hispanic men under a p...

Stop and Frisk: Finally a Decent Day in Court for the City

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

It comes as no surprise: The top NYPD official that ran stop and frisk supports the highly controversial police tactic as an effective law enforcement tool.

$10M Bail For Disgraced Celeb Money Man

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A jailed financial adviser to the stars can get out on bail if his two brothers change their minds and put up their houses as collate...