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New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lhota Announces Plan For More Proactive Policing, Voices Support For Stop-And-Frisk

Lhota said constant police training and community outreach are needed and added he doesn’t believe that many find stop-and-frisk over the top.

10/24/2013

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Opponent, Warns Of Regressive Policies If De Blasio Is Elected

“The next leader of our city must bring the right kind of change. That doesn’t mean change from independent leadership to be a mayor beholden to special interest, that doesn’t mean change that tears down any of the improvements that might have happened and that doesn’t mean change that reverses the policies that have made us the safest large city in America,” Lhota said.

10/08/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lhota, De Blasio Speak On Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Appeal

Republican nominee Joe Lhota said crime has been going up in the city over the past two months. But Democrat Bill de Blasio said Lhota’s numbers are skewed.

10/07/2013

NYPD officers stand guard in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Sources: Shootings Up In New York City Since Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Law enforcement sources say they’ve already seen something of a trend on the street in that stop, question and frisk is fast becoming stop, watch and wait.

09/19/2013

Anti-stop and frisk button (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Judge Nixes City’s Bid To Put Stop & Frisk Changes On Hold

A judge has denied the Bloomberg administration’s request to stay changes ordered to the city’s controversial stop, question and frisk policy.

09/17/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Stop, Frisk & Thank The NYPD

Have the city council and the courts handcuffed the NYPD by ruling and voting to curtail the police tactic known as “stop and frisk,?” That will take years to answer, but by then…we’ll…listen up.

09/13/2013

FILE - Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Patrick Lynch (Photo by Bonile Bam/Getty Images)

Police Unions Join Fight Against NYPD Monitor

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association filed motions Thursday in Manhattan federal court on behalf of four police unions, and the Sergeant’s Benevolent Association filed separately.

09/12/2013

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Judge Picks Organizer For Public Meetings On Stop-And-Frisk

A federal judge on Wednesday appointed the head of a nonprofit center for justice policy research to organize public meetings to ensure the city’s stop-and-frisk policy is carried out constitutionally.

09/04/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Bloomberg Files Suit Against NYPD Oversight Measure

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is suing to try to block a law that would make it easier to sue the NYPD over stop and frisks or other actions people claimed were discriminatory.

09/03/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Quinn’s Legal Filing To Implement Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Is ‘Desperate’

In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.

09/03/2013

Christine Quinn (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn To File ‘Unprecedented’ Legal Action To Have Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Implemented

She said that on Tuesday, she’ll to file a legal declaration with the federal court, hoping to block Bloomberg’s effort to put on hold a judge’s recommended reforms to stop-and-frisk, including a federal monitor.

09/01/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Despite Drop In Stops And Frisks, Kelly Calls Policy ‘Long Term Issue’

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly defends the use of stop-and-frisk as a crime-fighting tool even as new data shows that the number of stops in New York City over recent months fell to levels not seen in nearly 10 years.

08/29/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City: Stops And Frisks Hit 10-Year Low Last Quarter

The data showed that from April through June, police conducted 58,000 stops, compared to 99,780 during the first quarter of 2013.

08/28/2013

Anti-stop and frisk button (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Administration Asks For Stay Of Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

The city says it is “highly concerned by ramifications of” judge’s decision.

08/27/2013

NYC mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson campaigns at Grand Army Plaza, August 27, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Pushing For Black Vote As Primary Day Approaches

Bill Thompson, the only black candidate in the race, spent Tuesday morning campaigning outside the Grand Army Plaza subway station.

08/27/2013

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