A federal judge ordered changes in 2013 after a class-action civil rights trial in which black and Hispanic men said they had been unfairly targeted by police because of their race.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio says changes in police policy will be the first big thing New Yorkers notice when he takes office.
Attorney Celeste Koeleveld asked the 2nd U.S. District Court of Appeals to suspend a Manhattan U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s August ruling.
With Election Day two weeks away, city voters say safety is more important than certain privacy rights.
Ken Thompson said he wants to crack down on identity theft with a cyber unit, and believes there is a role the office can play in the implementation of the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program.
The city says it is “highly concerned by ramifications of” judge’s decision.
A blockbuster ruling from a federal judge will not mean the end of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program. But one way or another, it likely will mean changes for the controversial police practice.
As the race for New York City mayor has heated up, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s support for Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has cooled off.
Hip Hop Youth Summit Council founder Charles Fisher joined NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly Wednesday, for a dialogue about the controversial stop-and-frisk program.