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Diamonds, Dinners and 'Rats': The NYPD's Political Gangsters
Writer, activist, parent and agitator.
If the NYPD has nothing to hide then a deeper and more transparent gaze into what makes the department tick shouldn't be a problem. A federal investigation alone does little in this regard, playing out behind the scenes and scrutinizing only a handful of cops.
Whatever Happened to Ethics?
Former Candidate for Mayor of New York City
Ethics is something that was taught in ancient Greece and was once neatly woven into our secondary education system. Ethics classes, like civics classes, are now rarely found on the high school level in this country. Isn't it time to resurrect this again?
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Thabo Sefolosha Wants To 'Fight Back' Against NYPD In Lawsuit
But he's not doing it for the money.
The Bill Bratton Rope-A-Dope: Community Policing and More People in Jail
Social Worker in Brooklyn
While the rest of the country's political class frets about how to reduce the prison population, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton wants more people in jail, going back to the future with the 1990s-era super-predation myths.
NYPD Cop Indicted On 40 Charges Related To Rape Of Young Girl
Joel Doseau allegedly met the girl online and lied about his age.
Safety Beyond Policing: A New Campaign Slams NYC Plan for More Cops
Social Worker in Brooklyn
Members of a campaign called Safety Beyond Policing, at City Hall on Thursday denounced City Council's plan to put $97 million towards increasing the NYPD headcount by 1000 officers.
We Have a Dream: Improve Transparency and Accountability at the NYPD
Policy Advocate/Community Educator, Streetwise and Safe
We are asking courageous New York City Council members to exercise their oversight power by passing the Right to Know Act, which would strengthen police accountability and transparency by requiring officers who stop us to identify themselves.
"Protest Sexy" Sells - and the NY Times Is Buying! (Yes, Occupiers, That's a Good Thing)
Patient Medical Debt Advocate Blogger and Author
Video Shows Cop Hitting Teen In The Face With His Gun
Grand Jury Convened In Chokehold Death
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EMTs Allegedly Stopped 4 NYPD Officers Beating Handcuffed Man
Chokehold Death Puts New York's Controversial Police Chief Back In The Spotlight
Pressure Mounts To Investigate NYPD Killing Of Unarmed Black Teen
Confessions of a Former Muslim Students Association Board Member
LL.M Student, Queen Mary University of London
Categorically bugging all mosques and "infiltrating" MSAs might be the quick and easy option for our government to show us that it is "doing something" to combat terror, but is it really the most optimal method for serious law enforcement?
Family Of Unarmed Teen Killed By NYPD Still Searching For Justice
Unarmed Man Charged With Assault After NYPD Accidentally Shot Two Bystanders
NYPC Cop Indicted In Alleged Mobster Extortion Scheme
VIDEO: Film Student Sues After Arrest For Filming Outside Brooklyn Precinct
Where's the Courtesy, Professionalism, and Respect?
Director, Street Vendor Project @seanbasinski
Every day, vendors tell us that police officers treat them with disrespect. This kind of low-level abuse degrades vendors as people while also harming the relationship between vendors (who can otherwise act as eyes-and-ears of the police) and the NYPD.
10 Things You Should Know About This Week's Stop and Frisk Decision
Director of Policy and Community Development, The Bronx Defenders
Real safety comes from a police department that follows the law and respects people's fundamental rights, building trust with communities rather than undermining it. This week's historic ruling is a tremendous step in the right direction.
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