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Stop and Frisk Is Alive and Well

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 11.08.2016 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

Even as the city touts lower numbers of stop and frisks and legal advocates claim victory with a 2013 federal ruling against the NYPD's overuse of the tactic, people far from the mayor's press conferences and the offices of civil rights attorneys are continuing to be stopped by cops.

Have You No Shame?

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

For the grieving mother or father of an innocent child killed at the hands of an officer "by mistake" or for any other unjustified reason, even hinting that stop-and-frisk reform has led to an increase in crime is to put the nail in the coffin of that child.

Christopher Mathias

Relax, Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Aren't Making NYC Dangerous Again | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

Shootings are up in New York City for the second year in a row, and The New York Post thinks it’s because Mayor Bill de Blasio “ended” stop-and-...

Christopher Mathias

NYPD Can't Just Stop And Frisk People For The Hell Of It Anymore, Says Memo | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.05.2015 | Black Voices

Police reform advocates expressed cautious optimism this week over a new set of guidelines for when New York City police officers can stop and frisk p...

Safety Beyond Policing: A New Campaign Slams NYC Plan for More Cops

Nick Malinowski | Posted 05.02.2015 | New York
Nick Malinowski

Members of a campaign called Safety Beyond Policing, at City Hall on Thursday denounced City Council's plan to put $97 million towards increasing the NYPD headcount by 1000 officers.

Turning Our Backs

Robert Koehler | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

We live in a broken, violent world. Turning our backs on it won't change anything.

De Blasio and His Police: We Can't Listen With Our Backs Turned

Paul Kendrick | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics
Paul Kendrick

De Blasio has been exceptionally evenhanded in his respect for police while trying to help us grasp the perspectives of people of color. He has tried to be a true friend to the NYPD, in the sense of a friend who believes in you enough to be critical when you can be better.

Christopher Mathias

They Said People Would Die If Stop And Frisk Was Reformed. Here's What Really Happened | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.21.2014 | Media

“More black Americans and more Hispanic Americans are going to die,” said Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “It will end in buckets of blood o...

CNN To Premiere New Installment Of 'Black In America'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.17.2014 | Media

The latest installment of CNN's "Black in America" documentary series will focus on how the lives of young, black men are impacted by aggressive polic...

Christopher Mathias

Mayor De Blasio Breaks With Progressives Over Stop-And-Frisk Bill | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Two New York City Council members -- both of whom support a bill that would dramatically change the way that police officers stop people o...

Christopher Mathias

Stop-And-Frisk Is Declining, But Advocates Say The NYPD's Real Problem Hasn't Changed | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

The New York City Police Department is on pace to stop, question, and/or frisk about 50,000 New Yorkers this year, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton s...

Saki Knafo

Lawmakers 'Disturbed' After NYPD's Highest-Ranking Black Officer Resigns | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.31.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- When Bill Bratton was sworn in as head of the New York Police Department in January, he pledged to improve relations between New Yorkers o...

Muslim Vloggers Come Clean About Staged Stop-And-Frisk Video (UPDATE)

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK -- Video producers Adam Saleh and Sheikh Akbar admitted Tuesday that their viral video purporting to show Islamophobia on New York’s street...

Christopher Mathias

Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young Men | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.17.2014 | Black Voices

A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York City -- particularly young me...

Let Stop-and-Frisk Reform Move Forward

Anil Kalhan | Posted 12.15.2014 | New York
Anil Kalhan

With New York City voters having delivered a decisive mandate for stop-and-frisk reform in last year's mayoral election, it is time for the Second Circuit to permit the reform process to move forward without any further delay.

Matt Sledge

Fired New York Police Review Board Head Alleges Stop-And-Frisk Coverup | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The former executive director of the city Civilian Complaint Review Board sued the police watchdog agency hours after she was fired on Mon...

Hipster Bistro Enrages Brooklyn Neighbors With Joke About Racist Police Tactic

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- A posh Brooklyn eatery apologized on Thursday for a sign poking fun at the New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-fris...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Officers Get Stop-And-Frisk Free Pass | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The NYPD is giving its officers a free pass on stop-and-frisk misconduct allegations as a result of Mayor Bill de Blasio's inaction, an ad...

Matt Sledge

Poll Question on NYPD Housing Patrols Stirs Up Debate | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

In the wake of the tragic stabbing of two children in a New York City public housing building earlier this month, the pressure is high on politicians ...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Oversight Board Challenged Over Stop And Frisk Investigation | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A civil liberties lawyer challenged members of a New York City Police Department oversight board on Wednesday over an apparent city invest...

Stop-And-Frisk Use Drops, NYC Fails To Descend Into Chaos

Posted 03.04.2014 | Black Voices

The number of police stops in New York City has continued its steep decline in 2014. Contrary to warnings, however, the city still hasn't descended in...

Stop And Frisk Is A Huge Problem In Newark

Posted 02.25.2014 | Black Voices

New data examined by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey reveals that stop and frisk is more than 10 times as common in Newark as it is i...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Unions File To Block Stop And Frisk Settlement | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Five NYPD unions filed motions on Friday seeking to block the city's settlement ending the stop-and-frisk lawsuit on Friday, arguing it would leave in...

NYPD Commissioner: Stop And Frisk Has Been 'Solved'

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

Only two weeks into his position as top cop, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says the police practice of stop and frisk in New York City has been "more...

Saki Knafo

Bill Bratton, Stop-And-Frisk Architect, Takes Over Nation's Biggest Police Force | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- William Bratton was sworn in as New York City’s police commissioner on Thursday afternoon, marking the start of his second term at the ...