Departing Judge Declares Victory Over Critics Of Stop-And-Frisk RulingTossing the gavel aside, feisty Judge Shira Scheindlin is speaking out, declaring victory over critics in the battle over police stop-and-frisk tactics.
NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit SettlementThe NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.
Federal Judges To Hear Police Union Appeal On Stop-And-FriskThe 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.
Court Rejects City's Appeal To Get Stop-And-Frisk Ruling TossedThe 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.
Bratton: I'd 'Certainly Consider' Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De BlasioBratton insists he's not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn't spoken with the de Blasio transition team.
Stop-And-Frisk Actions Down 80 Percent Compared With Last YearThe 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.
New York AG: Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Don't Lead To ConvictionsIn 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.
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.
Appeals Court Blocks Stop-And-Frisk Changes, Removes Judge From CaseThe 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.
Lhota, De Blasio Speak On Stop-And-Frisk Ruling AppealRepublican 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.
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.
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.