NY judge: Cameras Could Have Stopped Deaths By Police

police-choke-hold-manThe federal judge who ruled that the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk policy violated civil rights said in a speech that body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police. Continue Reading →

Police Unions Seek Stop-And-Frisk Appeals Ruling

Stop-and-frkisk.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Police unions told a federal appeals court Friday that they want the courts to decide whether a judge properly ordered changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program even if the city no longer wants to challenge her rulings. Continue Reading →

State AG: Convictions From Stop-And-Frisk Low

9210469_448x252State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is weighing in on the city police department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy with a new report that shows a very low conviction rate under the program. Continue Reading →

Thw Mayor Moves to vacate judge’s Stop-frisk Decisions

9210469_448x252Attorneys for New York City asked a federal appeals court Saturday to vacate a judge’s orders that require the police department to change its stop-and-frisk practice that critics argue unfairly targets minorities. Continue Reading →

Stop-And-Frisk March Photo Essay By Rudy Collins

The March was powerful in it’s silence. The expressions on the faces conveyed the seriousness of the day as people from all walks of life… Continue Reading →