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Muslim Vloggers Come Clean About Staged Stop-And-Frisk Video (UPDATE)

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK -- Video producers Adam Saleh and Sheikh Akbar admitted Tuesday that their viral video purporting to show Islamophobia on New York’s street...

Christopher Mathias

Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young Men | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.17.2014 | Black Voices

A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York City -- particularly young me...

Let Stop-and-Frisk Reform Move Forward

Anil Kalhan | Posted 10.15.2014 | New York
Anil Kalhan

With New York City voters having delivered a decisive mandate for stop-and-frisk reform in last year's mayoral election, it is time for the Second Circuit to permit the reform process to move forward without any further delay.

Matt Sledge

Fired New York Police Review Board Head Alleges Stop-And-Frisk Coverup | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The former executive director of the city Civilian Complaint Review Board sued the police watchdog agency hours after she was fired on Mon...

Hipster Bistro Enrages Brooklyn Neighbors With Joke About Racist Police Tactic

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- A posh Brooklyn eatery apologized on Thursday for a sign poking fun at the New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-fris...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Officers Get Stop-And-Frisk Free Pass | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The NYPD is giving its officers a free pass on stop-and-frisk misconduct allegations as a result of Mayor Bill de Blasio's inaction, an ad...

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 ...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Oversight Board Challenged Over Stop And Frisk Investigation | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A civil liberties lawyer challenged members of a New York City Police Department oversight board on Wednesday over an apparent city invest...

Stop-And-Frisk Use Drops, NYC Fails To Descend Into Chaos

Posted 03.04.2014 | Black Voices

The number of police stops in New York City has continued its steep decline in 2014. Contrary to warnings, however, the city still hasn't descended in...

Stop And Frisk Is A Huge Problem In Newark

Posted 02.25.2014 | Black Voices

New data examined by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey reveals that stop and frisk is more than 10 times as common in Newark as it is i...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Unions File To Block Stop And Frisk Settlement | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Five NYPD unions filed motions on Friday seeking to block the city's settlement ending the stop-and-frisk lawsuit on Friday, arguing it would leave in...

De Blasio Makes Major Stop-And-Frisk Announcement

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The new mayor on Thursday delivered on his campaign promise to reform stop-and-frisk police tactics, agreeing to the appointment of ...

NYPD Commissioner: Stop And Frisk Has Been 'Solved'

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

Only two weeks into his position as top cop, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says the police practice of stop and frisk in New York City has been "more...

Saki Knafo

Bill Bratton, Stop-And-Frisk Architect, Takes Over Nation's Biggest Police Force | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- William Bratton was sworn in as New York City’s police commissioner on Thursday afternoon, marking the start of his second term at the ...

Saki Knafo

New Group Launches Fight Against de Blasio's Top Cop | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

When Margarita Rosario began following the mayoral campaign of Bill de Blasio, she believed he’d choose a police commissioner who would finally try ...

Stop-Question-and-Frisk With Respect

Dr. Michael J. Jenkins | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime
Dr. Michael J. Jenkins

Bill Bratton's main goal should be to improve community relations. Given Bratton's track record, I believe New Yorkers can look forward to a continuation of historically low crime, but as important, an improvement in police relations with communities within the five boroughs.

Bratton: Curious Choice to Be de Blasio's NYPD Commissioner

Glenn Katon | Posted 02.07.2014 | New York
Glenn Katon

Bratton, who has previously led the NYPD and the Los Angeles Police Department, has earned his share of admirers. But his past support for discriminatory policies de Blasio campaigned against makes him a curious choice for commissioner.

LOOK: 10 Hilariously Clueless Tweets In Response To Fake 'Stop And Kiss' Program

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Yesterday satirical news site The Onion released a hilarious "report" that spoofed New York's controversial "Stop and Frisk" laws. Renamed "Stop an...

Saki Knafo

New York's Next Top Cop Could Be A Controversial Pick | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Bill de Blasio, the soon-to-be mayor of New York, surged to prominence over the summer while promising to reform the city’s police department. He...

New Report Should Put the Freeze on Bloomberg's Hot Air About the Efficacy of Stop-and-Frisk

Nahal Zamani | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Nahal Zamani

Attorney General Schneiderman's report adds to the body of evidence showing that Mayor Bloomberg is simply wrong in asserting that stop and frisk is an effective crime-fighting tactic.

Appeals Court Won't Toss Stop-And-Frisk Rulings

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to toss out court rulings finding that New York City carried out its police stop-and-frisk polic...

Mayor de Blasio and the Challenge of Police Reform

Robert Gangi | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Robert Gangi

Reforms are available to the de Blasio administration that can not only effectively correct police practices that victimize people unjustly but have the added appeal of being easy political lifts.

The NYPD Shot And Killed 16 People Last Year

Posted 11.19.2013 | New York

According to a new report from the NYPD, 16 people were shot and killed by police gunfire in 2012, a 78 percent increase from the year before. The...

Farah Mohamed

Here's One Way To Fight The Ruling Class | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In times of economic weakness, the ruling class has tended to pit domestic workers against immigrants, warning the former that wages are...

Only Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Yield Convictions, Report Says

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - About half of New York City's police arrests using the controversial stop-and-frisk ...