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You are walking down the street. You are stopped, ordered to spread, frisked by police, your identity checked, and questioned. There was no probably cause to stop you, this is a random check. You ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 373 comments on Tue Mar 02, 2010 at 02:45 AM PST with 364 Recommends
Since 2010, when this story began, the NYPD has made Adrian Schoolcraft's life miserable. He has been living with his father in upstate New York since being suspended. He is suing the department ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 141 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 10:49 AM PDT with 342 Recommends
Earlier this week, President Obama endorsed New York City police commissioner (and stop-and-frisk champion) Ray Kelly as a worthy candidate to succeed Janet Napolitano as head of the Department of ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 540 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 07:31 PM PDT with 292 Recommends
As the New York Times reports: A federal appellate court on Thursday granted a stay in the landmark police stop-and-frisk ruling in New York City, and removed the trial judge, Shira A. Scheindlin, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 306 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 01:54 PM PDT with 260 Recommends
This racist policy needs to stop — and stop now. That is a line from the third graf of Bob Herbert's column this morning,
by teacherken
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Jul 06, 2010 at 03:07 AM PDT with 195 Recommends
Moments ago, by a vote of 34-15, the New York City City Council overrode Mayor Bloomberg's veto of two parts of the Community Safety Act, passed months ago by the same supermajority. The two parts .
by jpmassar
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 12:35 PM PDT with 166 Recommends
The New York Police Department's commissioner, Ray Kelly, was scheduled to present a lecture today at Brown University's Taubman Center for Public Policy. However, the lecture had to be cancelled ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 250 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 04:16 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
The NYPD Officer who chased, shot and killed unarmed teen Ramarley Graham in his own home, will be indicted for manslaughter. Graham was spotted by a narcotics undercover unit outside a Bronx bodega ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 75 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 01:43 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
Bill DeBlasio ran opposing New York City's Stop and Frisk policy. In fact, his opposition to and Christine Quinn's refusal to denounce said policy are credited by some with propelling DeBlasio to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 408 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 10:02 AM PST with 103 Recommends
Next time, it could be you, if you are a Black or Latino male. Some have already written this week about the decision in Floyd v. City of New York finding that Stop and Frisk was ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
Leave it to Bloomberg. A usually defiant Michael Bloomberg showed the faintest crack in his stubborn stop-and-frisk reasoning in an interview with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta. "If I had a son ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 10:17 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
State Senator Eric Adams, a former NYPD Captain, testified today in the 'Stop & Frisk' Trial, recalling a conversation he had with NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly in 2010 about the purpose of the 'Stop &
by jpmassar
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 11:37 AM PDT with 68 Recommends
is simply a must-read from today's New York Times . His piece is titled Raising the Wrong Profile . It begins like this: In 2003, State Senator Barack Obama spearheaded a bill through the Illinois ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 04:50 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
Grammy award-winning musician, DJ, and writer, Ahmir Questlove Thompson ,* sat down with Democracy Now! to talk about his career, his first book, and painful incidents of racial profiling. He ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
They'll stop "certain people" if they're standing on the corner, waiting for takeout. Arias said that he and his partner saw Lino and another man standing on the street corner and after they drove ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 09:38 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
What do special favors on the taxpayer's dime look like? This: while ABC, NBC and CBS pay for their own security details, Fox News's headquarters in Manhattan is the beneficiary of free, round-the-...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 01:15 PM PST with 43 Recommends
Looking at this photo, one starts to wonder if there are any good people in the NYPD. There are. This is what happens when they stop staring like fools and instead say No. Adrian Schoolcraft ...
by 2020adam
Comment Count 77 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 02:32 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Ramarley Graham, 18 years old, shot and killed by the NYPD inside his ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Feb 07, 2012 at 07:09 AM PST with 41 Recommends
Floyd v. New York City , the lawsuit that puts 'Stop & Frisk' on trial, ended its second week today. Testimony from a number of witnesses showed that the New York City police had de facto quotas ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 07:43 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
The NYPD has been sued by NYC law makers for among other things excessive brutality unleashed upon OWS protesters. Four lawmakers sued the city Monday over its handling of the Occupy Wall Street ...
by Shawn Russell
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 09:06 AM PDT with 34 Recommends