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NYPD: Homicide Rate Up 16 Percent In 2015

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.

04/07/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at a Feb. 25, 2015 news conference where he discussed the arrest of three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: NYPD On Pace For 1 Million Fewer Enforcement Stops In 2015

Bratton expects the reduced number of stops to bolster NYPD relations with the minority community.

03/26/2015

NYPD officers in Times Square on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: CBS2)

PBA: New Stop-And-Frisk Guidelines Will Confuse Officers, Make Jobs Harder

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.

03/04/2015

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NYPD Officers Receive New Stop-And-Frisk Rules With Tight New Restrictions

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.

03/03/2015

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NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit Settlement

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.

01/08/2015

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NYPD To Begin Issuing Tickets For Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

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.

11/10/2014

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Court Denies Union Appeal In Stop-And-Frisk Case

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.

10/31/2014

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Federal Judges To Hear Police Union Appeal On Stop-And-Frisk

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.

10/15/2014

Videos appears to show NYPD officer taking money from man during stop-and-frisk. (credit: Handout)

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.

10/09/2014

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Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly Has Book Deal, Working On Memoir

Former New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, who presided over a dramatic drop in crime rates during a long and sometimes controversial tenure as head of the country’s largest force, has a book deal.

09/07/2014

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Brooklyn Man Arrested After Recording Police Stop-And-Frisk Wins $125K Settlement

Court papers allege the officers overheard Dick George telling three youths to get the officers’ badge numbers next time and in response, violently pulled George out of his car and arrested him.

08/18/2014

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Brooklyn Residents Concerned With Uptick In Gun Violence As Stop And Frisks All But Disappear

Police in East New York and Brownsville have basically done away with stop and frisks in the first half of 2014.

08/16/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Good News, Bad News: City’s Push To Reduce Gun Violence Yields Mixed Results

Desk cops have been moved to patrols as part of ‘”Operation Summer All Out.” Several of the dozen precincts that have gotten extra officers have seen gun violence stabilize or drop.

08/11/2014

A woman walks by an NYPD officer in Times Square. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Drops Federal Appeal In Stop-and-Frisk Cases

The goal is to end years of litigation over the city’s controversial anti-crime tactic.

08/06/2014

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Judge Rejects Police Unions’ Challenge Against Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Police unions lost their bid Wednesday to challenge a ruling concluding that the city’s stop-and-frisk tactics are sometimes discriminatory — moving the city a step closer toward changing the program.

07/30/2014

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