stop and frisk
The court papers filed by the Justice Department say the government was weighing in “only in order to assist the court on the issue of remedy, and only should it find that NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices are unlawful.”
The New York Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday called a reported plan for a federal monitor on the NYPD to address the stop-and-frisk program a great step forward.
Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.
With the blessing of Speaker Christine Quinn, a pair of bills designed to reform the NYPD are headed to a vote in the City Council this month.
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner on Saturday criticized the NYPD stop-and-frisk program during an appearance at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.
Two years after a sexting scandal drove him from the U.S. House two years ago, Anthony Weiner is now trying to revive his political career with a run for New York City mayor.
The Quinnipiac poll also found that 62 percent of New York voters are worried that there will be another terror attack in the city.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has used the NYPD’s own statistics to dispute the police department claim that the stop-and-frisk program effectively takes guns off the streets.
Judge Shira Scheindlin will rule on whether any changes are needed in the NYPD.
NYPD Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack said Monday that he did not tell his officers to stop only blacks and Hispanics, and did not set quotas.
While NYC’s stop-and-frisk program is literally on trial in federal court and is eating up much of the air in the mayoral campaign, word has come down that when cops stopped doing it so much; those committing crimes also stopped doing it so much.
Civil rights and community groups announced Monday that they aim to become an electoral force by registering thousands of voters concerned about the stop-and-frisk policing strategy.
In his weekly radio address Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted two proposals that he said would “undermine public safety” by placing a yoke on the NYPD.
In an address to the NYPD’s top brass at police headquarters, Bloomberg staunchly defended the practice and offered a stinging criticism of legislation to curtail it.
Testifying for the NYPD in defense of stop-and-frisk tactics in the 40th Precinct in the Bronx were three sergeants who had supervised the supposedly disgruntled cop who secretly taped roll calls.
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