Federal Monitor

Mayor Baraka Announces Civilian Review Board For Newark PoliceNewark Mayor Ras Baraka on Tuesday announced what he called the first step in reforming a problem-plagued police force, with the creation of a civilian complaint review board, the first in the city's history.
Police Unions Join Fight Against NYPD MonitorThe Patrolmen's Benevolent Association filed motions Thursday in Manhattan federal court on behalf of four police unions, and the Sergeant's Benevolent Association filed separately.
Mayor Blasts DOJ's Recommendation For NYPD Monitor Ahead Of Stop-And-Frisk DecisionThe court papers filed by the Justice Department say the government was weighing in "only in order to assist the court on the issue of remedy, and only should it find that NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices are unlawful.''
Reports: Federal Monitor Could Be Appointed For NYPD Over Stop-And-FriskThe New York Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday called a reported plan for a federal monitor on the NYPD to address the stop-and-frisk program a great step forward.