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NYPD Whistle-Blowers At Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | TOM HAYS and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- After Officer Pedro Serrano decided to testify in federal court about what he sees as wrongdoing within the New York Police Department, a ...

Former Head Of NYPD Academy Testifies At Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A lot of training goes into turning someone into a New York City police officer – and they're expected to perform their jobs with in...

Michael Bloomberg and the Benevolent White Daddy Syndrome

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 06.23.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. David J. Leonard

Bloomberg and his crew have elevated themselves as the benevolent parents, empowered to restrict soda, discipline, and punish if necessary.

The New York Post Misleads, Again, This Time on Stop and Frisk

Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.22.2013 | New York
Christopher Mathias

The New York Post proved last week their recklessness with the facts during the Boston bombings. Let's make sure they don't do the same thing in the important debate surrounding stop and frisk in New York City.

Stop and Frisk: Finally a Decent Day in Court for the City

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

It comes as no surprise: The top NYPD official that ran stop and frisk supports the highly controversial police tactic as an effective law enforcement tool.

Matt Sledge

Retired NYPD Chief Claims Stop And Frisk Not A Form Of Racial Profiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The man who was until last month the highest-ranking uniformed officer in the NYPD claimed in court on Wednesday, during the federal trial...

An Inspector General: The Past's Not Necessarily Prelude

Len Levitt | Posted 06.08.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Is the idea of an inspector general to monitor the NYPD as far-fetched and unworkable as Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and his claque of supporters claim?

NYPD Stop and Frisk Trial: Week Number Three Completed

Dominic Carter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact
Dominic Carter

It's not pleasant listening to secret recordings of whistle-blowers where commanders are heard on tape, demanding numbers and results at all costs.

Secret NYPD Tapes Used In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

Newsday | John Riley | Posted 06.03.2013 | New York

An NYPD precinct commander in Brooklyn told his cops they could face job sanctions if they didn't "go through the motion and get your numbers," accord...

Race and the NYPD: It's Complicated

Len Levitt | Posted 06.01.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

A shrewd move by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, appointing Phil Banks, a high-ranking black officer, as the NYPD's chief of department.

Why NYPD's 'Stop And Frisk' Policy Angers Gay Groups

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy groups sounded off on allegations that people of color were being targeted by the N...

Stop-And-Frisk Trial Heats Up

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The right people at the right time in the right location. That phrase – repeated over and over in a secret recording of a poli...

The Mighty Quinn and the Inspector General

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is either New York City's greatest hypocrite or its greatest politician.

NYPD Detective Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City officer on Friday rebutted claims that she wrongly stopped a man because of his race during testimony at a federal ci...

NYPD Officer: Quota Numbers Dictate Arrests

AP | COLLEEN LONG and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City police officer testified Wednesday that he's already been labeled a rat and expects more retaliation from colleagues for t...

Quinn: Agreement Reached Over Inspector General For NYPD Practices

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department would get a new watchdog under a deal city lawmakers reached Tuesday, propelling a plan galvanized by outra...

Targets Of NYPD Stop-And-Frisk To Testify

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A nonprofit worker wept on the witness stand Tuesday as he described an unnerving episode of being handcuffed near his home while an ...

Matt Sledge

Man At Center Of Stop And Frisk Trial Takes The Stand

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A man whose name could go down in history books took the stand Monday in first day of the federal trial of New York City's stop and frisk ...

Ahmed Ferhani: Terrorist or Loser?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

So who is Ahmed Ferhani, sentenced last week to 10 years in jail after pleading guilty to planning to attack New York City synagogues?

Stop-And-Frisk Trial Heads To Federal Court

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Many of the tens of thousands of New Yorkers stopped, questioned and sometimes frisked by police in the past decade were wrongly targ...

Matt Sledge

Woman: I Was Arrested For Criticizing Stop-And-Frisk

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that she was arrested for criticizing the New York Police Department's stop-an...

Matt Sledge

Stop-And-Frisk Case Could Be 'Trial Of The Century'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The lawyers suing the New York Police Department over its stop-and-frisk policy said the federal case's March 18 court date will kick off ...

Fighting NYPD's Operation Clean Halls

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Jay Victorino was standing outside his mother's apartment when he was grabbed by police, and he says if she hadn't come downstairs to iden...

Brooklyn Court Dismisses NYPD Stop-And-Frisk Protest Charges

Matt Sledge | Posted 04.30.2013 | New York
Matt Sledge

A Brooklyn judge was apparently none too impressed by the prosecution's arguments in a trial of four men who were arrested while protesting the NYPD's...

Bloomberg's Rockefeller Legacy

Kate Rubin | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Kate Rubin

Mayor Bloomberg's legacy is in danger of looking a lot like Governor Rockefeller's. Just like the Rockefeller Drug Laws, policing policies under Mayor Bloomberg have proven to be costly, harmful and racially biased. But it's not too late for New York to change.