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If You Thought Stop-And-Frisk Was Bad, You Should Know About Jump-Outs

ThinkProgress | Posted 12.12.2014 | Crime

Iman Hadieh was standing outside a bar smoking with some new friends on the evening of October 6 when the police cars came. It was about eight young b...

Christopher Mathias

New York City Can Finally Move Ahead With Stop-And-Frisk Settlement

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Lawmakers and advocates rejoiced Friday after a federal appeals court refused to allowNew York City police unions to intervene in the city...

Live from Bethlehem: The Goldman Sachs 2013 Christmas Story

Bill Quigley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Wait. Mary and Joseph have picked up baby Jesus and are stepping over the piles of presents. They are leaving the spotlights and the microphones and the piles of presents. Where on earth are they going? What is wrong with them?

NYC Police Stop-And-Frisk Numbers Down Sharply

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of street stops under the police department's heavily criticized stop-and-frisk tactic has plummeted 80 percent in recent...

Stop and Frisk for Everyone! (A Helpful Guide From Your Friends at the NYPD of PR)

Dan Zevin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Comedy
Dan Zevin

Thanks to Bluetooth technology, it is now possible to be frisked while conducting a hands-free conference call with your arms pressed up against a wall. If you're not skilled at multi-tasking, simply send a group text that reads, "Can't talk, getting frisked."

Putting an End to the Stop-and-Frisk Debate

David Nocenti | Posted 10.06.2013 | New York
David Nocenti

The "not guilty" verdict in the Trayvon Martin case has further heightened the ongoing debate about the NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices, because of the clear parallels between how young men of color are viewed and treated.

Targets of the New Security Economy

Erik Nielson | Posted 07.29.2013 | Crime
Erik Nielson

Stop-and-frisk has become a lightning rod for criticism because its Jim Crow-style policing tactics are so brazen, but the reality is that it resides within a much more sophisticated security economy that relies on dark bodies to drive its astounding growth.

Gene Demby

Advocates: NYPD Policy Causes Gay Minorities To Be Profiled As 'Sex Workers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 06.15.2012 | Black Voices

In September 2009, a woman was standing outside of a convenience store in Manhattan's 6th precinct in the West Village around 1:30 a.m., when a New Yo...