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Weathering the Police Reform Storm

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 10.02.2015 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

With reforms like these who'll be surprised by the next high-profile incident of police abuse? Not me.

Matt Sledge

NYPD Routinely Declined To Discipline Officers For Chokeholds

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In January 2008, a teenage high-school student in the Bronx had an argument with her principal. An NYPD officer assigned to the school qui...

Christopher Mathias

These Mothers Lost Their Sons To The NYPD, And They Vow 'This Has To Stop'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.08.2014 | Black Voices

They all know each other, having met at this rally or that funeral. For years, these women -- all black or Latino -- have stood in front of cameras, ...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Watchdog Gets His To-Do List

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- NYPD Inspector General Philip Eure started his job last week. He already has a big pile of homework. On Monday, a coalition of groups t...

Surveillance Should Be Top Priority for New NYPD Inspector General

Michael Price | Posted 07.28.2014 | New York
Michael Price

During his first few months, the NYPD IG will face a number of challenges. Once staffed, the success of the office will likely depend on how it can balance its many obligations with the need to make progress on the urgent and persistent problems that led to its creation.

Inspector General Announced For Nation's Largest Police Force

Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

New York City announced the appointment of Philip Eure to lead the Office of Inspector General for its police department on Friday. The position w...

Now That's Something

Spencer Wolff | Posted 10.26.2013 | New York
Spencer Wolff

A long and bitter fight ended Thursday with the override of the mayoral veto and the passage of the Community Safety Act.

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...

NYPD Could Have Two, Separate Watchdogs

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — After years of burnishing a reputation as one of the nation's most potent police forces, the New York Police Department appears poise...

Bloomberg To Use His $$$ To Fight Stop-And-Frisk Bills

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York

Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg will use his personal fortune to fight two bills passed by City Council last week aimed at reining in the NYPD. ...

Bloomberg: 'Nobody Racially Profiles'

Posted 06.28.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Friday morning at two bills recently passed by the New York City Council that aim to check the NYPD's controversial...

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...

An Inspector General: The Past's Not Necessarily Prelude

Len Levitt | Posted 06.08.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Is the idea of an inspector general to monitor the NYPD as far-fetched and unworkable as Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and his claque of supporters claim?

Kelly Speaks Out Against NYPD Inspector General Plan

Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly had harsh words Tuesday for a plan, backed by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, to create an office of the NYPD insp...

Bill Thompson Backs NYPD Inspector General

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York
Matt Sledge

The horse may be a little bit out of the barn on this one, but that isn't stopping Bill Thompson from taking a position on the proposal to create an N...

Bloomberg Vows To Veto NYPD Inspector General Plan

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — In a politically charged standoff over police oversight in the nation's biggest city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday he'd vet...

NYPD Inspector General Plan Moves Forward, But Political Jockeying Continues

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York
Matt Sledge

The intense jockeying around the proposed law to create an NYPD inspector general continues, even after New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn ...

Quinn: Agreement Reached Over Inspector General For NYPD Practices

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department would get a new watchdog under a deal city lawmakers reached Tuesday, propelling a plan galvanized by outra...

Matt Sledge

Ray Kelly Won't Say If He'll Read 'Mapping Muslims'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Police Commissioner Ray Kelly dodged a question about whether he'll read a critical report on the New York Police Department's Muslim surv...

Does The NYPD Need An Independent Inspector General?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The city police department should have an inspector general to examine its conduct, but the monitor would need independence and a bro...

An NYPD Inspector General?

Len Levitt | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Last we heard, this was still the United States of America. Maybe that's why an inspector general is not a bad idea.

A Stronger NYPD, a Safer New York

Brad Lander | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

This Sunday, on Father's Day, I will be marching with tens of thousands of other New Yorkers to call for reform of stop-and-frisk. We cannot accept a New York where people are subject to civil liberties violations based on the color of their skin.