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Midtown »

READ THE MEMO: Stop-and-Frisk Rules Change Under New NYPD Edict

The NYPD has issued detailed new rules on when stop-and-frisks can be conducted.

Civic Center »

Machine Gun Toting Police Will Respond to Terrorists and Protesters

NYPD Comissioner Bratton announced a new 350-officer unit assigned to respond to emergencies. 

Central Harlem »

Sharpton, De Blasio End Rumors of Rift With MLK Day Hug

De Blasio spoke at Sharpton's Martin Luther King Jr. event in Harlem Monday.

Civic Center »

Broken Windows and Stop-and-Frisk 'Here to Stay,' Bratton Says

Mayor de Blasio and Bratton announced a 4.6 percent drop in serious crime in 2014.

Stapleton »

Mayor's Police Rhetoric Hit Right Note in Crisis As Critics Question Policy

Groups that helped elect de Blasio say his comments on police and minority relations lag behind policy.

Civic Center »

NYPD Would Have to Tell of Right to Refuse Searches Under New Bill

The law would require officers to identify themselves and explain why an individual was being stopped.

Mott Haven »

Police Body Cameras Welcomed in the Bronx

Mott Haven locals said the cameras will help improve relations between the neighborhood and the police.

East Harlem »

Voters Believe NYPD to Blame for Eric Garner's Death, Poll Shows

At the same time, the Quinnipiac survey says New Yorkers are in favor of aggressive police tactics.

New York City »

Serious Crime Dips in NYC Amid Decline in 'Stop-and-Frisk,' Sources Say

Serious crime went down 2.2 percent during the first two months of 2014, NYPD statistics reveal.  

East Harlem »

Mayor Announces 7 Steps for Better Police Interactions with the Public

Bill de Blasio announced new training protocols during a press conference with Bill Bratton Thursday.

Union Square »

Advocates Petition De Blasio to Make Swift Stop-and-Frisk Reforms

Reform advocates collected signatures from New Yorkers Saturday to expedite proposed changes.

Brownsville »

City to Drop Stop-and-Frisk Appeal, Mayor Says

The city will drop the appeal once a federal court approves proposed reforms to the police tactic.

Civic Center »

Voters on 'Honeymoon' With de Blasio, Latest Poll Says

Nearly two-thirds of voters are optimistic about the next four years even as they're divided over issues.

Civic Center »

City Seeks to Vacate Judge's Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

The city will file a motion to vacate a federal judge's ruling, according to the city Law Department.

Civic Center »

Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Stayed by Federal Appeals Court

Judge Shira Scheindlin, who ordered a federal monitor for the NYPD, was also removed from the case.