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The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD's Epic Twitter Fail

The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD’s Epic Twitter Fail

by Jamilah King on April 23 2014, 10:47AM

#MyNYPD didn’t go over so well.

Topics: Culture

NYPD (Finally) Gets Independent Oversight

NYPD (Finally) Gets Independent Oversight

by Carla Murphy on March 28 2014, 5:55PM

Impact remains to be seen on NJ Muslims seeking to end NYPD surveillance of their communities

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NYPD's Lone Black Scuba Diver Files EEOC Complaint Over Racial Taunts on the Job

NYPD’s Lone Black Scuba Diver Files EEOC Complaint Over Racial Taunts on the Job

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2014, 5:13PM

“Black guys couldn’t swim,” the scuba-diving unit’s captain allegedly said to explain why he blocked Oscar Smith’s transfer.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

How it Feels to be a Whistleblower

How it Feels to be a Whistleblower

by Carla Murphy on December 12 2013, 9:34AM

Four years after making secret recordings that proved racial profiling in the New York Police Department, Officer Adhyl Polanco is still paying the price.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Bill 'CompStat' Bratton Is New York's Top Cop Again

Bill ‘CompStat’ Bratton Is New York’s Top Cop Again

by Carla Murphy on December 5 2013, 12:00PM

Will Bill Bratton, the pioneer of ‘broken windows’ policing and CompStat, be able to repair the NYPD’s relationship with communities of color?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Stop and Frisk

New Film Follows Two Gay Muslim Teens Surveilled By U.S. Government

New Film Follows Two Gay Muslim Teens Surveilled By U.S. Government

by Jamilah King on December 3 2013, 12:01PM

At its core, it’s a love story, but it needs your help to cross the finish line.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ray Kelly Gets Booed Off Stage by Brown University Students

Ray Kelly Gets Booed Off Stage by Brown University Students

by Von Diaz on October 30 2013, 11:51AM

More than 100 Brown students demanded Commissioner Kelly end the controversial NYPD stop-and-frisk tactic during a scheduled talk.

Topics: /NOW

Teenager Taken into Custody for Shopping While Black

Teenager Taken into Custody for Shopping While Black

by Aura Bogado on October 23 2013, 12:55PM

Barneys New York and the NYPD apparently couldn’t believe that a black teen could afford to buy a $350 belt.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NY Police Union Joins Lawsuit Against Stop-and-Frisk Law

NY Police Union Joins Lawsuit Against Stop-and-Frisk Law

by Von Diaz on October 16 2013, 11:11AM

The NYPD’s largest police union joined Michael Bloomberg’s lawsuit to halt stop-and-frisk policy reforms.

Topics: /NOW

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

by Von Diaz on October 14 2013, 2:44PM

In ‘American Secrets: New York City,’ artists Akil b STRANGe, MC Grizzz, and AJ Cincotta-Eichenfield produced and audiovisual response to the NYPD’s controversial policy.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch an NYPD Officer Speak Out Against Stop-and-Frisk

Watch an NYPD Officer Speak Out Against Stop-and-Frisk

by Jamilah King on October 8 2013, 2:40PM

Adhyl Polanco talks in detail about what drove his opposition to the NYPD’s most controversial policing tactic.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Has Stop-and-Frisk Been Replaced by Youth Surveillance?

Has Stop-and-Frisk Been Replaced by Youth Surveillance?

by Von Diaz on September 19 2013, 3:41PM

An article in today’s New York Times claims the NYPD is increasingly monitoring social media for youth gang activity.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW

NYPD Commissioner Sends Memo: Indians Are Asians, Not American Indians

NYPD Commissioner Sends Memo: Indians Are Asians, Not American Indians

by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 2:43PM

A recent report showed the NYPD wrongly categorized some crime victims and suspects as American Indians.

Topics: /NOW

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

by Von Diaz on August 28 2013, 11:41AM

Undercover documents expose extensive mosque surveillance in New York.

Topics: /NOW

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

by Von Diaz on August 15 2013, 9:31AM

Actor Kal Penn calls stop-and-frisk ‘sound policy,’ says blacks and Latinos commit the most crimes

Topics: /NOW

Here's Why Stop-and-Frisk Shouldn't Stop You From Going Places

Here’s Why Stop-and-Frisk Shouldn’t Stop You From Going Places

by Jamilah King on August 13 2013, 12:23PM

In light of Monday’s ruling by a federal court judge in New York City that Stop-and-Frisk unlawfully targets people on the basis of race, here’s a video from a local campaign.

Topics: /NOW

Judge Rules That NYC's Stop-and-Frisk Violates Rights, Orders Monitor

Judge Rules That NYC’s Stop-and-Frisk Violates Rights, Orders Monitor

by Jamilah King on August 12 2013, 11:23AM

A federal judge ruled on Monday that the New York City Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk policy unlawfully targeted people on the basis of race.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Stop and Frisk

NYPD to Clear Stop-and-Frisk Names Database

NYPD to Clear Stop-and-Frisk Names Database

by Von Diaz on August 8 2013, 11:33AM

The New York Civil Liberties Union reached an agreement with New York City yesterday to remove the names of people whose cases were dismissed after being stopped.

Topics: /NOW, Stop and Frisk

Study: Stop-and-Frisk Doesn’t Deter Youth Crime, It Accelerates It

by Jamilah King on July 30 2013, 8:30AM

Researchers found that when you label someone a criminal, they start to act like one.

Topics: /NOW

The Dangerous, Infectious Logic of National Security

The Dangerous, Infectious Logic of National Security

by Kai Wright on June 7 2013, 10:16AM

The rationale behind the administration’s secret spying program has been developed and honed to surviell and harass communities of color for years.

Topics: Kai Wright, National Security, Spying

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