WNYC reporter, Ailsa Chang, discusses developments in the ticket-fixing scandal involving several NYPD officers, and talks about the culture of the NYPD. Richard Aborn, president of the Citizens Crime Commission, discusses a study on oversight for other major police departments, and how misconduct is handled by agencies with subpoena power.
Three former Manhattan prosecutors are running to replace long-serving D.A. Robert Morgenthau. Democrats Leslie Crocker Snyder, Richard Aborn and Cy Vance, Jr. each make their case in advance of Tuesday’s primary. Plus, reaction to President Obama’s speech; illiteracy in high school; and the newly revised Atlantic Yards stadium design.
Today, organized "pray-ins" are scheduled for six locations around New York City. Coordinated by Reverend Al Sharpton, these demonstrations aim to draw attention to last weeks ruling involving the death of Sean Bell. New York State Senator Eric Adams and President of the Citizen's Crime Commission ...
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