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NYPD STOP AND FRISK
Stop and Frisk Is Alive and Well
Writer, activist, parent and agitator.
Even as the city touts lower numbers of stop and frisks and legal advocates claim victory with a 2013 federal ruling against the NYPD's overuse of the tactic, people far from the mayor's press conferences and the offices of civil rights attorneys are continuing to be stopped by cops.
Have You No Shame?
Rev. Al Sharpton
President and Founder, National Action Network
For the grieving mother or father of an innocent child killed at the hands of an officer "by mistake" or for any other unjustified reason, even hinting that stop-and-frisk reform has led to an increase in crime is to put the nail in the coffin of that child.
Relax, Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Aren't Making New York City Dangerous Again
For Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the city’s largest police union, the NYPD simply
NYPD Can't Just Stop And Frisk People For The Hell Of It Anymore, Says Department Memo
Ritchie, of Streetwise and Safe, said the union's anger over the memo is misguided. "A person may not be stopped merely because
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.
Turning Our Backs
We live in a broken, violent world. Turning our backs on it won't change anything.
De Blasio and His Police: We Can't Listen With Our Backs Turned
Writer, "Douglass and Lincoln" and "Sarah's Long Walk."
De Blasio has been exceptionally evenhanded in his respect for police while trying to help us grasp the perspectives of people of color. He has tried to be a true friend to the NYPD, in the sense of a friend who believes in you enough to be critical when you can be better.
They Said People Would Die If Stop And Frisk Was Reformed. Here's What Really Happened
This week -- as reported in the Daily News -- the city’s crime rate hit a 20-year low. “More black Americans and more Hispanic
CNN To Premiere New Installment Of 'Black In America' Series, 'Black & Blue'
“Black in America: Black & Blue – Soledad O’Brien Reports” premieres Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 9 p.m. ET on CNN. As images of
Mayor Bill De Blasio Breaks With Progressives Over Stop-And-Frisk Legislation
In other words, the law really only applies to searches that are done without reasonable suspicion or probable cause, and
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Stop-And-Frisk Is Declining, But Advocates Say The NYPD's Real Problem Hasn't Changed
“New Yorkers need to know that their police are protecting public safety and our basic rights, no matter what race we are
Lawmakers 'Disturbed' After NYPD's Highest-Ranking Black Officer Resigns
But Bratton’s tenure has been marked by several other racially charged developments. In July, Eric Garner, an unarmed black
Muslim Vloggers Come Clean About Staged Stop-And-Frisk Video (UPDATE)
"This video is a Dramatization of previous events that occurred with us in our tradition clothing while filming in NYC,” they
Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young New York City Men
A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York
Let Stop-and-Frisk Reform Move Forward
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.
Fired New York Police Review Board Head Alleges Stop-And-Frisk Coverup
Hipster Bistro Enrages Brooklyn Neighbors With Joke About Racist Police Tactic
Alexander C. Kaufman
The fold-out blackboard, with letters scrolled in neon chalk, appeared on the sidewalk outside Chop Chop, which opened in
NYPD Officers Get Stop-And-Frisk Free Pass
Poll Question on NYPD Housing Patrols Stirs Up Debate
NYPD Oversight Board Challenged Over Stop And Frisk Investigation
NYC Fails To Descend Into Chaos As Stop-And-Frisk Use Continues To Drop
The number of police stops in New York City has continued its steep decline in 2014. Contrary to warnings, however, the city
Stop And Frisk Much More Likely In Newark Than New York City
Seventy-five percent of the people stopped in Newark were black, although black people make up just 52 percent of the city's
New York Police Union Says 'Stop & Frisk' Is Crucial To Fighting Crime
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 place a federal judge's "grossly flawed" rulings.
NYPD Unions File To Block Stop And Frisk Settlement
Bill Bratton, NYPD Commissioner, Says Stop And Frisk Has Been 'Solved'
So when de Blasio appointed Bratton as commissioner it came as a surprise to some stop-and-frisk critics. New York's aggressive
Bill Bratton, Stop-And-Frisk Architect, Takes Over Nation's Biggest Police Force
NEW YORK -- William Bratton was sworn in as New York City’s police commissioner on Thursday afternoon, marking the start
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