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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.

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.

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...

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 ...

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.