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Urban Issues: Crime

Jul 26, 2004

URBAN ISSUES - CRIME • Gun Laws • Policing/Sentencing • Death Penalty • • • • • • • George W. Bush Bush supports background checks at gun shows. He supports renewing the


The Stolen Lives Project

Jul 15, 2004

Jaime Adame visits a ceremony of the Stolen Lives Project -- New Yorkers killed by the police -- and listens to the sorrow and the anger of family members.


Beyond the Protest March

Jun 21, 2004

  Poster by: Mike Flugennock Related Articles: Summer of Protest Louie Jones: Why Poor People Will Take to the Streets Protesters


Police Whistleblowers

Jun 02, 2004

Eleven years ago, Detective Investigator Jeff Baird thought the people in power would protect him. His testimony exposing misconduct within the Internal Affairs Division was a key part of the Mollen


Withholding Rent While On Welfare

May 26, 2004

New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, has determined that a tenant whose rent is paid in whole or in part by New York City’s Human Resources Administration –


Why Is There A Plunge In Crime?

May 17, 2004

There is no doubt that from 1991 through 2002 New York City experienced a remarkable drop in crime. From an analysis(PDF Format) presented at a conference in Italy by two


May the Force Be With You

May 10, 2004

  Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly When an operative for al-Qaeda named Lyman Farris came to New York, his plan was to take down the



May 06, 2004

  Later this month, members of the New York City Fire Department and the New York City Police Department will face off for the 32nd time on the football field. The

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