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City Council Overrides Bloomberg's Veto of NYPD Oversight Bills

The council cleared the way for new measures to curtail NYPD practices despite Bloomberg's opposition.

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Bloomberg Calls for Fingerprinting All Public Housing Residents

The mayor said the measure would curb crime in the projects.

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City Takes Next Step in Bid to Halt Stop-and-Frisk Rulings

The mayor's office is fighting a federal judge's ruling that found the NYPD violated rights.

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City to Begin Appeal of Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Friday

The city will file a notice of appeal Friday against Monday's stop-and-frisk decision.

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Judge's Plan to Fit Cops With Cameras Worked in California, Study Found

A study showed that a California police department that used cameras reduced civilian complaints.  

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Top Dem Mayoral Candidates Vow to Drop Any Appeal of Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

The Democratic mayoral hopefuls rushed to align themselves with Scheindlin's decision.

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Police Unions Unfazed by Thompson's Damning Tone On 'Stop-and-Frisks'

Thompson evoked Trayvon Martin, but cop unions feel he supports legal frisks.

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Bloomberg Promises City's Newest Cops He'll Fight for Policing Tools

The mayor and police commissioner presided over the cadet graduation ceremony at Barclays Center.

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NYPD Frisks White People Too Much, Minorities Not Enough, Mayor Says

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said minorities are statistically more likely to commit crime.

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City Council Reins in NYPD with Stop-and-Frisk and Inspector General Bills

The City Council also passed the 2014 budget and overrode the mayor's veto of the paid sick leave bill.

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'Professional Agitators' on NYPD 'Wanted' Flier Arrested After Filming Stop

Christina Gonzalez and Matthew Swaye were arrested last week and charged with disorderly conduct.

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Ray Kelly Says 'Nothing Nefarious' About Stop-and-Frisk Memo

Ray Kelly said that a memo urging officers to better document stop-and-frisks isn't related to a trial.

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Woman Claims Cops Arrested Her for Criticizing Stop-and-Frisk

A Brooklyn woman claims cops arrested her for criticizing stop-and-frisk.

Crown Heights »

Police, Elected Officials To Discuss Burglary Fears in Central Brooklyn

Commanding officers from the 77th, 78th and 88th precincts to discuss burglary fears at upcoming meeting.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Has The Fewest Stop-And-Frisks in Queens

In 2011, there were more than 3,000 stop-and-frisks in Forest Hills.