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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.

Edenwald »

Cop Threatened to Shoot Ramarley Graham's Grandmother, Suit Says

The family of Ramarley Graham, whom a cop fatally shot, has filed a lawsuit against the city.

New York City »

Judge Restricts NYPD's Use of Stop-and-Frisk

Cops must have "reasonable suspicion" of trespassing before stopping people near certain Bronx buidlings.

Central Harlem »

'Professional Agitators' on NYPD 'Wanted' Flier Beat Charges

Matthew Swaye, 35, and Christina Gonzalez, 26, have had acquittals and dismissals in court cases.

Concourse Village »

Stop-and-Frisk Data Projected Onto Bronx Buildings

A team of academics and locals surveyed 1,000 residents about their experiences with police.

Wakefield »

Lawyer for Cop Charged in Ramarley Graham Death Requests Police Records

Officer Richard Haste, 31, is charged with manslaughter for shooting unarmed teen Ramarley Graham.

New York City »

City Shells Out $22 Million to Settle Civil Rights Cases Against NYPD

Among the cases were brothers wrongly convicted of armed robbery and a girl arrested for doodling.

New York City »

City's Expert Opinion on Stop and Frisk's Effectiveness Ruled 'Irrelevant'

The City's expert witness is barred from testifying about stop and frisk's effectiveness.

New York City »

Stop-and-Frisks Fail to Pull More Guns Off the Street, NYPD Stats Show

The number of guns seized has dropped during Bloomberg's administration.

Harlem »

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly Defends Stop-And-Frisk in Harlem

Kelly said the policy has helped improve neighborhoods such as Harlem.

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