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 →