Stop and frisk policy

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

PBA Head Comes Out Against Anti-Violent Crime Program, Calls For More Police Hires

The head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city’s plan to reduce surging gun violence.

06/09/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation on May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

Public Outcry Directed At Mayor De Blasio As NYC Murder Rate Shoots Up

With murders up double digits and his crime-fighting reputation on the line, Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to “get a lot of guns away from the bad guys.”

06/02/2015

Mayor Bloomberg, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sides Gear Up For War Over NYPD Inspector General, Racial Profiling

“You’ve had months and months to fix this problem. Instead mayor, you did nothing. You did nothing. We had to do something for you,” Democrat Jumaane Williams said.

07/24/2013

NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk policy in apartment buildings

Civil Rights Trial On Stop-And-Frisk Policy Set To Begin

The NYPD “stop and frisk” policy is set to face its biggest legal challenge this week, with a federal civil rights trial on whether the tactic unfairly targets minorities.

03/17/2013

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NAACP President Jealous Denounces Stop-And-Frisk Policy

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous denounced the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy in a sermon Sunday, and announced a second wave of activism against the policy.

02/17/2013

NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk policy in apartment buildings

Sharp Divide Over NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Policy In Apartment Buildings

It’s called “Operation: Clean Halls,” but critics said the trespassing stops by the NYPD are anything but clean.

10/15/2012

Members of the NYPD (file / credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

New Form For NYPD In Stop And Frisk Situations

Now, every time force is used during a so-called stop and frisk in New York, the officer will have to check a box stating the reason.

06/28/2011

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