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Commissioner Kelly: NYPD Planning Subtle Changes To Stop-And-Frisk Policy

Just one day after a judge ruled that the NYPD’s “stop-and-risk” policies have led to thousands of illegal actions, the Department announced Thursday it is “refining” the program.


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Analysis Sheds Light On NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Practice

A New York Civil Liberties Union analysis of police department data has found that as the number of police stops has risen dramatically, the number of weapons recovered has stayed practically the same.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Attorney General’s Office Reviewing NYPD’s ‘Stop-And-Frisk’ Tactic

A published report says the state Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” tactic that has drawn criticism from civil liberties advocates.


Angel, on left , Leticia Ledan, claim they were both stopped by police officers in their private apartment buildings (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Lawsuit: NYPD Making Illegal Stop-And-Frisks In Private Buildings

The New York Civil Liberties Union and Hispanic groups said a stop-and-frisk program by the NYPD puts tenants and their guests at a heightened risk of unjustified and unlawful arrests.


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Brooklyn Assemblyman Joseph Lentol Sees Deal For DNA Databank

The chief Assembly sponsor of legislation to double New York’s DNA database with genetic information from all felony and penal misdemeanor offenders says he expects a compromise to pass.


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NYCLU Calls For Federal Probe Of NYPD’s Use Of White House Funds

The Associated Press reports the NYPD used some federal drug fighting funds to help pay for surveillance of mosques and Muslim businesses.


Occupy Wall Street returns to Zuccotti

OWS Protesters Re-Populate Zuccotti, Vow To Last Test Of Time Without Creature Comforts

In a four-page ruling, Supreme Court Justice Michael Stallman said that the protesters’ first amendment rights didn’t entitle them to camp out in the plaza indefinitely.