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Stop and Frisk Marijuana Arrrests

NYPD Made 400,000 Stops Of Innocent Blacks, Latinos In 2012

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.23.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A new analysis of the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practice found that it resulted 400,000 stops of innocent black and...

A Kinder Gentler NYPD Is Not the Answer

Arva Rice | Posted 09.11.2012 | New York
Arva Rice

While I welcome a kinder, friendlier and better trained police force, New York needs to look at the policies behind the problem. NYPD needs to examine how productivity goals may be contributing to the criminalization of a generation.

GOP Bump on the Road to Stop-and-Frisk Reform

Dan Collins | Posted 08.22.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Governor Cuomo wanted to decriminalize the public display of small amounts of marijuana as long as it's not being smoked. This sounds like a hair-splitting, minimalist change in the law, but it was extremely important.

Unite the Two New Yorks: End Discriminatory Marijuana Arrests

Rashad Robinson | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York
Rashad Robinson

It's time for New York to make sure that our police respect our rights and are held to a standard that does not include harassment, abuse and racially biased tactics.

The Road to Stop-and-Frisk Reform: Take a Bow, Civil Libertarians

Dan Collins | Posted 08.05.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Kudos to the small group of dedicated civil libertarians who have struggled for years to bring this important problem to the attention of the public.