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You Are 25 Percent More Likely To Be Shot In NYC If You're Black

Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

Black people in New York City are 25 percent more likely to be shot and more likely to be arrested for shooting a firearm, according to the latest set...

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...

Manufacturing Low Crime Rates at the NYPD: Reputation Versus Safety Under Bloomberg and Kelly

Eli B. Silverman | Posted 10.13.2012 | New York
Eli B. Silverman

When the NYPD protects and serves its reputation for reducing crime, it does not protect and serve the people of New York; these are conflicting priorities.

Mayor Bloomberg's Racial Profiling Program -- a Human Rights Catastrophe

Benjamin Todd Jealous | Posted 08.11.2012 | New York
Benjamin Todd Jealous

Mayor Bloomberg's massive street-level racial profiling program is a civil and human rights catastrophe that both hurts our children and makes our communities less safe.

'Stop-and-Frisk' Is the New Racial Profiling

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.04.2012 | New York
Rev. Al Sharpton

Today, in the city of NY, we are facing another troubling form of biased profiling and searches known as 'Stop-and-Frisk.' Only difference is, this time, you can be targeted for simply walking down the street.

Stop and Frisk: Two Inconvenient Truths

Tom Allon | Posted 07.16.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Stop and frisk must continue as a tool for the NYPD. It's time we had an honest appraisal: stop and frisk is saving minority men's lives. But jobs and education is a better way to save them. That work must begin now.

NYC Needs CPR

Chris Bilal | Posted 05.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Bilal

New York needs real CPR -- Communities United for Police Reform, that is. CPR is an unprecedented campaign to end discriminatory policing practices, bringing together a movement of community members from all walks of life and all five boroughs.

Trayvon Martin and the NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Fixation

Dan Collins | Posted 05.29.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

The shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida has ricocheted back to New York. Minority lawmakers are up in arms about the city police practice of stopping and frisking young black and Hispanic men.