If there is empirical evidence to support the claim that more stop and frisk and more aggressive policing reduces crime, someone please show me.
The NYPD appears to assume that every young man in a specific neighborhood is a criminal, acts on that assumption with frequent shakedowns and then appears to be confounded when the community does not welcome them.
One of the three killers of police officer Russel Timoshenko was a paid police informant, registered with the NYPD'S Intelligence Division, according to a document obtained by NYPD Confidential.
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.
Here are more of my favorite places to find unique gifts, home décor and more, at some of the unique and amazing sites in New York City.
In the interest of justice, New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance should drop the trumped-up charges against Jazz Hayden. He is an example of someone who has changed his life and dedicated it to serving his community.
The Huffington Post's brief coverage of the NYPD's use of pepper spray on a minor at McCarren Park pool on Tuesday July 17 is entirely inaccurate. I w...
While I welcome a kinder, friendlier and better trained police force, New York needs to look at the policies behind the problem. NYPD needs to examine how productivity goals may be contributing to the criminalization of a generation.
We would like to think that the government consists of men and women who are intelligent, logical and selfless individuals; sadly this is often not th...
Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Kelly have kept the city safe from criminals and terrorists. Now they have to fight a third front: career-minded mayoral candidates and headline-grabbing judges who are undermining the NYPD's aggressive tactics.
I do know that losing a loved one suddenly and senselessly is an indescribably traumatizing event, leaving deep scars for years. I know that our culture generally considers killings by civilians to be acts that should be punished by life in prison or death.
The purpose of suppression law, which has been around since the 1970s, is not to allow someone carrying a loaded gun to walk. It's to ensure proper police work.
As great as these changes to the patrol guide are, they will not stop the false arrests in suspicion of prostitution or racial profiling. They will not stop the NYPD "stop and frisk" policy.
A new study reveals that the city's much-acclaimed crime declines over the past two decades may partially be the result of cooking the books. This merits investigation so New Yorkers can know the true crime statistics from their borough.
On Monday, June 25th, the first-ever "People's Hearing on School Justice in the Bronx" was held to examine school disciplinary procedures -- particularly the overuse of suspensions and arrests in Bronx public schools.
A now retired New York City cop from the 46th precinct, located just north of Yankee Stadium, Monahan was born in the Bronx in 1964. Though originally growing up as a Yankees fan, it was not so long before he made the switch to the blue and orange.