Stop and Frisk

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Civic Center »

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.

Civic Center »

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

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

Prospect Heights »

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.

Civic Center »

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

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

New York City »

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.

Central Harlem »

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

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

New York City »

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.

Murray Hill »

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.

Washington Heights »

Hispanics Account for Most Stop-And-Frisks Uptown, Report Says

Hispanics accounted for over 70 percent of stops in the 33rd and 34th precincts. 

Park Slope »

In Mostly White Park Slope, Blacks Account for 40% of Stop-and-Frisks

Blacks make up just 8.1 percent of the residential population of the 78th Precinct.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

Minorities Comprise the Majority of South Brooklyn Stop-And-Frisks

Black and Hispanic populations make up majority of those stopped, according to the report.

East Harlem »

East Harlem's 23rd Precinct Leads Manhattan in Stop-and-Frisks

Blacks made up 61 percent of the more than 17,000 people stopped and frisked in East Harlem in 2011.

New York City »

Black People Targeted in More Than Half of Stop-and-Frisks, NYPD Says

More than 50 percent of the 686,000 people stop-and-frisked in 2011 were black.