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Matt Sledge

NYPD Officers Get Stop-And-Frisk Free Pass

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

De Blasio Makes Major Stop-And-Frisk Announcement

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The new mayor on Thursday delivered on his campaign promise to reform stop-and-frisk police tactics, agreeing to the appointment of ...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Saki Knafo

New Group Launches Fight Against de Blasio's Top Cop

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

When Margarita Rosario began following the mayoral campaign of Bill de Blasio, she believed he’d choose a police commissioner who would finally try ...

Stop-Question-and-Frisk With Respect

Dr. Michael J. Jenkins | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime
Dr. Michael J. Jenkins

Bill Bratton's main goal should be to improve community relations. Given Bratton's track record, I believe New Yorkers can look forward to a continuation of historically low crime, but as important, an improvement in police relations with communities within the five boroughs.

Bratton: Curious Choice to Be de Blasio's NYPD Commissioner

Glenn Katon | Posted 02.07.2014 | New York
Glenn Katon

Bratton, who has previously led the NYPD and the Los Angeles Police Department, has earned his share of admirers. But his past support for discriminatory policies de Blasio campaigned against makes him a curious choice for commissioner.

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

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

Saki Knafo

New York's Next Top Cop Could Be A Controversial Pick

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Bill de Blasio, the soon-to-be mayor of New York, surged to prominence over the summer while promising to reform the city’s police department. He...

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.

Appeals Court Won't Toss Stop-And-Frisk Rulings

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to toss out court rulings finding that New York City carried out its police stop-and-frisk polic...

Mayor de Blasio and the Challenge of Police Reform

Robert Gangi | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Robert Gangi

Reforms are available to the de Blasio administration that can not only effectively correct police practices that victimize people unjustly but have the added appeal of being easy political lifts.

The NYPD Shot And Killed 16 People Last Year

Posted 11.19.2013 | New York

According to a new report from the NYPD, 16 people were shot and killed by police gunfire in 2012, a 78 percent increase from the year before. The...

Farah Mohamed

Here's One Way To Fight The Ruling Class

HuffingtonPost.com | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In times of economic weakness, the ruling class has tended to pit domestic workers against immigrants, warning the former that wages are...

Only Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Yield Convictions, Report Says

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - About half of New York City's police arrests using the controversial stop-and-frisk ...

Court Refuses To Hear From Stop-And-Frisk Judge

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to reconsider its order removing a judge from court cases challenging the New York Police ...

NYC Moves To Vacate Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 11.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for New York City asked a federal appeals court Saturday to vacate a judge's orders that require the police de...

The 'N' Word: Nuance, Stop and Frisk and Don Lemon

Esther Armah | Posted 11.08.2013 | New York
Esther Armah

The devil was in the details of Lemon's commentary, which did not defend stop and frisk at the outset. This was about the 'n' word. No, not that one: nuance.

After LAX Shooting, Young White Males Fear Racial Profiling

El Guapo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
El Guapo

One can only hope that Chip is able to stand strong and bear the coming backlash with grace and dignity. One day we will live in a society in which being white does not carry such a heavy price tag.

Heckler's Veto a Mistake

Michael Meyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Michael Meyers

Of course Kelly is full of error and his policies are fraught with racial prejudgment and mired in racial paternalism; still, he is the best messenger of his own cause and communicant of his own viewpoint. As errant and nonsensical as is his position, he shouldn't be shouted down. That's wrong, educationally and morally.