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NYPD Finally Shuts Down Controversial Surveillance Program That Spied On Muslims

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

The New York Police Department has shut down its controversial Muslim surveillance program. The New York Times reports the decision, announced Tue...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Oversight Board Still Sits On Sidelines Despite Controversial Police Spying

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.14.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Bill de Blasio made headlines in March when he appointed the first inspector general for the New York City Police Department. But a ...

WATCH: Cops & Firefighters Brawl At Charity Hockey Game

Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

They may be "New York's Finest" and "New York's Bravest," but they won't be competing for "New York's Classiest" after what happened on Sunday, when p...

Cops and Muslims

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The case of Hassan v. City of New York stands for the proposition that what you don't know can't hurt you. But if someone else discloses what a bad actor is doing that affects your rights, the person who let the cat out of the bag may be responsible to you for any injury that bad actor caused you.

When You Ask The NYPD For Help In Spanish, Don't Expect Them To Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.20.2014 | Latino Voices

The New York Police Department failed to translate a domestic abuse report given in Spanish by a woman who was later stabbed to death, according to ne...

Visualizing Peace: The Peace Angels Project

Lin Evola | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Lin Evola

The birth of the Peace Angels Project was November 3, 1992, in Los Angeles. This year we celebrate the 21st anniversary. The Peace Angels Project is a...

Ryan J. Reilly

New Questions About Mystery Probe Into NYPD

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

A coalition of more than 120 organizations is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the New York City Police Department's surveillance ...

Matt Sledge

OWS Still Fighting NYPD In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- As Occupy Wall Street notched its second anniversary on Tuesday, many of its supporters marked another milestone: one more day pursuing la...

WATCH: Muslim Leader Responds To NYPD Mosque Surveillance Allegations

Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Religion

Linda Sarsour, Executive Director of the Arab Association of New York, joined HuffPost Live to weigh in on the recent report that the NYPD has secretl...

Michael McLaughlin

New Probe Into NYPD Surveillance Of Mosques

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.29.2013 | New York

New York City Comptroller John Liu on Wednesday said he has begun auditing the police department's vast network of surveillance cameras in response to...

Wall Street's Two Least Favorite Birthdays: OWS and Everett Stern

Jerry Ashton | Posted 10.28.2013 | New York
Jerry Ashton

You can be sure that TBTF (Too Big To Fail) bankers will not be donning party hats when these two birthdays roll around: that of Occupy Wall Street on...

NYPD Faces Prospect Of 2 New, Separate Watchdogs

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.19.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — After years of burnishing a reputation as one of the nation's most potent police forces, the New York Police Department appears poise...

Armed Teen Shot, Killed After Threatening Police

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A rookie police officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a street early Sunday after he refused to drop his gun and pointed it in the ...

Danielle Schlanger

Giuliani Claims Fighting Crime In New York Is Harder Than Securing Mexican Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "America's Mayor" Rudy Giuliani says securing the U.S.' southern border should be a walk in Central Park compared to the job he had cutt...

MAJOR NYPD Oversight Bills Passed

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City lawmakers have passed the most expansive plans in years to impose new oversight on the nation's largest police force. ...

WATCH: Disturbing Video Shows Gay Men Being Allegedly Harassed By NYPD Officers

Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices

A disturbing video which allegedly shows New York police officers attacking three gay men has riled local advocacy organizations. The Village Voic...

Why New York City Needs an Anti-Profiling Bill to Protect LGBTQ New Yorkers

John Blasco | Posted 07.30.2013 | Gay Voices
John Blasco

If we envision a better city in which all people are safe and free from discrimination and profiling, then we need laws protecting the communities who are most targeted. Our laws need to enforce non-racist, non-homophobic, non-sexist, non-transphobic and overall non-oppressive behaviors.

Improving LGBT Police Relations Through an NYPD Inspector General

Amos Toh | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York
Amos Toh

Although acceptance of LGBT Americans is at an all-time high, the relationship between the NYPD and this community remains fraught. An inspector general in New York can help.

NYPD on Trial: "Stop and Frisk."

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.01.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

For two weeks, I have sat in the lower Manhattan 15th floor courtroom of Federal Judge Shira Scheindin stunned at the testimony I was listening to with regards to "Stop and Frisk."

NYPD Warns Officers About Facebook, Twitter

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 03.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department has begun policing how its officers use Facebook, Twitter and other social media. An internal order made p...

Apple Works With NYPD To Track Down Stolen iPhones and iPads

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology

New York police officers have started working with Apple to combat a crime that is sweeping the country: theft of iPhones and iPads. Nationwide, ma...

Judge: NYPD Crossed The Line With Stop-And-Frisk In The Bronx

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The New York City Police Department likely turned a blind eye to violations of the constitutional rights of thousands of individuals detai...

Disgraced Queens Democrats To Serve Two Years In Prison For Using Taxpayer Money To Fund Campaign

AP | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A disgraced New York politician will spend two years in prison for using taxpayer money to fund his 2006 campaign. Queens Democrat Hiram ...

Hero Cop Pursues Suspect After Being Shot In Chest, Promoted To Detective In Hospital

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact

This story is part of an ongoing series, "American Heroes," which recognizes extraordinary actions beyond the call of duty by our military members, po...

Marilyn Mode: Asking for Help

Len Levitt | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Some might view the job of the NYPD's deputy commissioner of Public Information as a stepping stone to fame and fortune.