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Racial Profiling

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Months-Long Stop-And-Frisk Trial Wrapping Up

Judge Shira Scheindlin will rule on whether any changes are needed in the NYPD.

05/20/2013

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NYPD Inspector Testifies ‘Very Few’ Complaints Of Racial Profiling Over Stop-And-Frisk

The court case over the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program has been going on for one month.

04/18/2013

Joseph Esposito, as NYPD Chief of Department, attending an event at One Police Plaza - July 13, 2011 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Fmr. Top Uniformed NYPD Officer Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial As Activists Push For Change

Former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito was questioned by about whether the police department has any program for tracking officers who may have a suspicious pattern of racial profiling in using stop-and-frisk tactics.

04/09/2013

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Man Delivers Tearful Testimony On Day 2 Of Challenge To Stop-And-Frisk Policy

The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of some of the stops, with lawyers arguing the policy unfairly targets minorities.

03/19/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYPD Report: Minorities Account For 90 Percent Of Stop And Frisks

The report, titled “Reasonable Suspicion Stops,” show a total of 685,724 people were detained in 2011. The New York Civil Liberties Union fought for the release of the figures last year.

02/05/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Jun 28, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Angered By Overturned Conviction In Stop-And-Frisk Case

A 14 year-old boy who was found with a loaded gun after a stop-and-frisk in the Bronx in 2010 had his weapons possession conviction overturned in appeals court Thursday and Mayor Bloomberg is furious.

06/29/2012

Immigrant advocates rally - Hempstead, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Immigrant Advocates Rally On Long Island After Supreme Court Ruling

Dozens stood in Hempstead on Tuesday holding signs that said “Immigrants Welcome Here” as they discussed the high court’s decision.

06/26/2012

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

Ahead Of Silent March, Mayor Bloomberg Defends Stop-And-Frisk Policy At Brooklyn Church

For the second Sunday in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to the pulpit of a Brooklyn church to defend the city’s stop-and-frisk policy. The mayor’s speech came hours before New Yorkers who are angry about the policy will take part in a silent march to call for an end to it.

06/17/2012

Newark Liberty Airport (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Some Newark Liberty Airport Screeners Engage In Racial Profiling

Federal officials took steps to retrain a special unit of screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport after allegations arose that some were frequently engaging in racial profiling, according to a published report.

06/12/2011

Terrence Battle

Radio Station Exec Charges NYPD With Racial Profiling

It happens dozens of times a day all around the city — police stop and frisk someone they think is acting suspiciously. But a Brooklyn man said he wasn’t doing anything wrong when he was stopped and frisked in front of his own house recently.

11/03/2010

Jerrell Horton (Photo/CBS 2)

Man Raises Issue Of Racial Profiling Amongst NYC Cabbies

While trying to get home to Brooklyn after a night out at a Soho club, Jerrell Horton said he was shunned by a cab driver, who dragged him a block before he could free himself.

10/25/2010

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