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Vertical Patrols

Christopher Mathias

Akai Gurley's Death Shines Harsh Light On Vertical Patrols In Public Housing | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.17.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The stairways inside many of New York City’s public housing projects are dark when police patrol them, the lights in disrepair like so m...

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 ...

Bullet Proof Vest Saves Cop's Life

| Posted 07.05.2012 | New York

By Serena Solomon, Alan Neuhauser LOWER EAST SIDE — Police are searching for a gunman who shot and injured an NYPD officer patrolling a Lower Eas...

NYPD Sued Over Housing Project "Vertical Patrols"

Clair MacDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Clair MacDougall

A federal class action suit against the NYPD accuses it of encouraging aggressive, discriminatory patrols and illegal arrests in public housing all over the city.