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New York Stop and Frisk

LOOK: 10 Hilariously Clueless Tweets In Response To Fake 'Stop And Kiss' Program

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Yesterday satirical news site The Onion released a hilarious "report" that spoofed New York's controversial "Stop and Frisk" laws. Renamed "Stop an...

New York Post Warns 'Welcome To Chicago' Over Stop And Frisk

Posted 08.14.2013 | Chicago

For two days in a row, the New York Post has warned that -- with NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk policy in question -- New York could soon become ...

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...

Putting an End to the Stop-and-Frisk Debate

David Nocenti | Posted 10.06.2013 | New York
David Nocenti

The "not guilty" verdict in the Trayvon Martin case has further heightened the ongoing debate about the NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices, because of the clear parallels between how young men of color are viewed and treated.

Matt Sledge

'The Wire' Actor Puts New York's Stop-And-Frisk On Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Gbenga Akinnagbe went on trial Thursday. The actor who played Chris Partlow on HBO's "The Wire" wasn't in a Brooklyn courtroom for any of ...

Activists, Pols Try To Revive Movement To End Stop-and-Frisk Police

DNAinfo | Posted 01.18.2013 | New York

HARLEM -- Elected officials and community activists gathered in East Harlem Thursday to try to jumpstart the movement against the NYPD's controversial...

An Inspector General for the NYPD

John Blasco | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Blasco

The NYPD is watching us, but who's watching the NYPD? Currently the FBI, CIA and the Los Angeles Police Department have an Inspector General, so why can't the New York Police Department?

What Will It Take to End Police Violence?

Nick Malinowski | Posted 09.26.2012 | New York
Nick Malinowski

Although there is no popular mandate for unsubstantiated and illegal arrests, discriminatory stops, frisks and searches, "flaking," murder and gun sales, these actions continue to describe the New York City Police Department.

Potpourri

Ed Koch | Posted 08.13.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

The candidates for Mayor in 2013 are being tested on their courage to stand up and support the continuation of the stop-and-frisk program. Who among them supports the Mayor and Police Commissioner at this time?