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Mayor Announces Settlement Agreement on Stop-And-Frisk

Jan 30, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio came through on one of his top-priority campaign promises today with an announcement that he has reached a settlement agreement with civil rights lawyers who challenged

Last Updated (Wednesday, September 24, 2014 09:36 AM)


Mayor De Blasio Promises Independent Police IG

Jan 06, 2014

NEW YORK — Bill de Blasio stood out from the field of mayoral candidates last year for supporting a set of City Council bills to strengthen the local ban on

Last Updated (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:20 PM)


NY State Mulls Bill Requiring Videotaped Interrogations

Nov 12, 2013

[This story is part of a series focusing on false confessions and filming interrogations published by Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. Read other stories in the series here.] NEW YORK —The New

Last Updated (Wednesday, February 05, 2014 06:15 PM)


City Council Overrides Bloomberg Vetoes Of NYPD Bills

Aug 23, 2013

NEW YORK — One week after a federal court ruled against the New York Police Department's use of stop-and-frisk, the City Council passed two bills that aim to systemically upend

Last Updated (Wednesday, February 05, 2014 05:48 PM)


A Hunger Strike In Memory Of A Slain Councilman

Jul 12, 2013

NEW YORK — A decade ago this month, City Councilman James E. Davis was shot and killed at City Hall, ending a promising political career. Now his brother is marking the

Last Updated (Friday, July 12, 2013 03:31 PM)


What Would A Police Inspector General Mean For The City?

Mar 26, 2013

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department, which has over 34,000 officers and vast intelligence operations working to keep the biggest city in the country safe, has a number of

Last Updated (Wednesday, February 05, 2014 05:29 PM)