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NYPD Oversight Board Finally Gets New Chair

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- When clients encounter police misconduct, civil rights lawyer Richard Emery often does not recommend filing a complaint with the official ...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Oversight Board Still Sits On Sidelines Despite Controversial Police Spying

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.14.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Bill de Blasio made headlines in March when he appointed the first inspector general for the New York City Police Department. But a ...

Police Unions Join Fight Against NYPD Monitor Plan

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City's police unions are seeking to stop a federal monitor from overseeing the NYPD. The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association...

New NYPD Anti-Bias Law Not Just About Racial Profiling

The New York World | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York

It’s been called the most dangerous and irresponsible bills to ever come before the New York City Council. It has also been called a landmark in the...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Stop-And-Frisk Election

The Huffington Post | Chris Mathias And Inae Oh | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York

Every New York City mayoral candidate has had to answer one question: What would you do about stop and frisk? [SCROLL DOWN FOR INFOGRAPHIC] On o...

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 Faces Prospect Of 2 New, Separate Watchdogs

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.19.2013 | Black Voices

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...

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...

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...

MAJOR NYPD Oversight Bills Passed

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City lawmakers have passed the most expansive plans in years to impose new oversight on the nation's largest police force. ...

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...

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...

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...

NYPD Oversight Bill Introduced; NYPD Thinks It's Unnecessary

Posted 06.13.2012 | New York

Members of the New York City Council are introducing a bill Wednesday that would create an independent inspector general's office to oversee the NYPD....

NYPD Oversight Bill Introduced To Overlook Muslim and Occupy Wall Street Abuses

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Three Democratic New York state senators want an independent inspector to oversee the New York Police Department after what they ...

Who Will Watch The Watchmen?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City councilman is calling for the creation of an inspector general's office to oversee the police department. Brad Lander r...