Judge Shira Scheindlin

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Federal Judges To Hear Police Union Appeal On Stop-And-Frisk

The city’s police unions are arguing they should be able to continue to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk policy violated civil rights.

10/15/2014

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Court Rejects City’s Appeal To Get Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Tossed

The city had argued that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to remove federal Judge Shira Scheindlin meant it should also nullify her rulings.

11/22/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, Nov. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bratton: I’d ‘Certainly Consider’ Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De Blasio

Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.

11/19/2013

Stop and frisk Big DL

Stop-And-Frisk Actions Down 80 Percent Compared With Last Year

The number of street stops under the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy has plummeted 80 percent in recent months compared with the same time last year, and officers are recovering fewer weapons, according to police department data obtained Monday.

11/18/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

New York AG: Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Don’t Lead To Convictions

In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.

11/14/2013

City leaders call on Bloomberg administration to drop stop-and-frisk appeal from the steps of City Hall, Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Following De Blasio Win, Local Leaders Call For City To Drop Stop-And-Frisk Appeal

“Mayor-elect de Blasio ran on a platform of changing stop-and-frisk and the people overwhelmingly supported that yesterday, so I hope the administration realizes – number one – this is going to happen anyway in two months,” said Rep. Jerrold Nadler.

11/06/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Blocks Stop-And-Frisk Changes, Removes Judge From Case

The judge had ruled that police officers violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of people by wrongly targeting black and Hispanic men with its stop-and-frisk program.

10/31/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lhota, De Blasio Speak On Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Appeal

Republican nominee Joe Lhota said crime has been going up in the city over the past two months. But Democrat Bill de Blasio said Lhota’s numbers are skewed.

10/07/2013

Anti-stop and frisk button (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Judge Nixes City’s Bid To Put Stop & Frisk Changes On Hold

A judge has denied the Bloomberg administration’s request to stay changes ordered to the city’s controversial stop, question and frisk policy.

09/17/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Despite Drop In Stops And Frisks, Kelly Calls Policy ‘Long Term Issue’

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly defends the use of stop-and-frisk as a crime-fighting tool even as new data shows that the number of stops in New York City over recent months fell to levels not seen in nearly 10 years.

08/29/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City: Stops And Frisks Hit 10-Year Low Last Quarter

The data showed that from April through June, police conducted 58,000 stops, compared to 99,780 during the first quarter of 2013.

08/28/2013

NYPD Car  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Overrides Veto Of New NYPD Oversight Measures

Mayor Bloomberg blasts override: “Today’s vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly.”

08/22/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. (file/credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Kelly: People In ‘Minority Communities’ Are ‘Losers’ If Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Holds

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows to again defend the controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

08/18/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn: Court-Ordered Changes To Stop-And-Frisk Should Start Now

City officials have filed notice to appeal the ruling against the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy, but City Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants court-mandated changes to go ahead regardless.

08/17/2013

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

City To Start Appeals Process Of Stop-And-Frisk Decision Friday

Speaking Thursday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it would be irresponsible if the next administration decided to stop the appeal.

08/15/2013

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