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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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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

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. (file/credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Kelly: People In ‘Minority Communities’ Are ‘Losers’ If Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Holds

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows to again defend the controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

08/18/2013

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

City To Start Appeals Process Of Stop-And-Frisk Decision Friday

Speaking Thursday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it would be irresponsible if the next administration decided to stop the appeal.

08/15/2013

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Mayor Blasts DOJ’s Recommendation For NYPD Monitor Ahead Of Stop-And-Frisk Decision

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.”

06/13/2013

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Bloomberg Strongly Defends Stop-And-Frisk As Lawsuit Against Practice Continues

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.

04/30/2013

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NYPD Inspector Testifies ‘Very Few’ Complaints Of Racial Profiling Over Stop-And-Frisk

The court case over the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program has been going on for one month.

04/18/2013