Bail Reform: Justice Expert Breaks Down How Jan. 1 Policy Will Impact New York CityResearchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice wanted to know the possible impact of bail reform. Dr. Preeti Chauhan, director of Data Collaborative for Justice, shares how New York's bail reform plan is unique.
Eric Garner Case: Expert Talks On Termination Of Officer Daniel Pantaleo From NYPDJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice expert Henry Smart III shares insight on Daniel Pantaleo's firing from the NYPD following Eric Garner's death following an attempted arrest in 2014.
Is Anti-Police Climate Making Cops More Hesitant In Dangerous Situations?The deadly standoff at a Brooklyn Jewish center is igniting concerns that the current anti-police political climate in New York can cause cops to hesitate before they act.
Schneiderman Seeks To Facilitate Lawsuits By Wrongful ConvictsNew York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has proposed revisions in state law, so that more people wrongfully convicted of crimes bring damage claims against the state.
Review Under Way After Bystanders Hit During Police-Involved Shooting Outside Port AuthorityIn a statement, the NYPD reiterated that officers are authorized to use deadly physical force when they reasonably believe they must do so to protect themselves or another person or persons present from imminent death or serious physical injury.
Wife Of New York City Cop Stabbed In Head Signs Up To Join The NYPDOne of the NYPD's newest recruits knows all too well the risks faced by police officers.
Wrongly Convicted Man Jeffrey Deskovic Awarded Graduate DegreeJeffrey Deskovic, who was freed in 2006 after 16 years in prison, received his diploma from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.
Nassau County Officer's Actions Dissected In Incident That Killed Hofstra StudentJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.
Protesters Gather Outside Stop-And-Frisk TrialProtesters chanted and held up signs saying it's not a crime to be black or Latino.
Students Upset After John Jay College Decides To Shorten Graduation CeremonyThe school has decided to eliminate the tradition of calling each student to the stage to receive their diploma as a way to shorten the five-hour-long commencement ceremony by an hour.
NYPD Defends Arresting Wall Street Protesters For Wearing MasksAn obscure law that has been on the books since 1845 has been used five times this week at the protests on Wall Street.
Downloadable Schematics Of One World Trade Center Raise EyebrowsThe detailed schematics of One World Trade Center, the building Police Commissioner Ray Kelly calls the nation's number one terror target, can be downloaded right off of New York City's official website.