stop and frisk
In the book, former police Commissioner Ray Kelly writes that the mayor “shrugged and walked away from a routine and useful policing tool.
The officers are required to hand the suspects informational cards to suspects who are stopped but not arrested.
In a letter to the judge, attorney Peter Zimroth wrote that the changes to the NYPD’s patrol guide are needed to clear up confusion over the department’s stop-and-frisk tactics.
A new report examines how changes to the NYPD’s controversial stop, question and frisk practices have affected the police and the community.
The former executive director of the NYPD Civilian Complaint Review Board will be allowed to move forward with a lawsuit that questions the board’s willingness to punish misuse of stop-and-frisk enforcement.
New York City has seen a nearly 20 percent increase in homicides so far this year.
For a city that prides itself on low homicide rates, a 16 percent increase in murders in New York this year is a grim number.
Bratton expects the reduced number of stops to bolster NYPD relations with the minority community.
New guidelines for the stop, question and frisk policing method were released to NYPD officers this week, and the patrol union said the guidelines will make the officers’ jobs more difficult.
NYPD officers on Tuesday received new official guidelines for use of the stop-and-frisk method, in response to a federal ruling that concluded that the method discriminated against minorities.
The 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.
Police Commissioner William Bratton announced Monday that officers will now be allowed to issue simple summonses for certain low-level marijuana offenses, rather than making arrests.
The NYPD stop-and-frisk policy may have been dealt a final blow, as a federal appeals court on Friday refused a request by police unions to reexamine the issue.
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.
Brooklyn DA Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-Frisk
The alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.