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WNYC News

NYPD Mulls Warnings For Low-Level Crimes

Thursday, April 30, 2015

WNYC
Bratton says city can reduce arrests without decriminalizing low-level offenses. 

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WNYC News

NYPD Now Has Ears To Go With Eyes in the Sky

Monday, March 16, 2015

WNYC
Police are trying out a gunshot detection system, again.

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WNYC News

Can the NYPD Spot the Abusive Cop?

Friday, December 05, 2014

WNYC
The police department pioneered the use of computer statistics to identify crime trends. But it doesn't have a system to identify problem-prone officers.

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WNYC News

Staten Island Grand Jury Does Not Indict in Garner Case

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

WNYC
After the decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the death of an unarmed black man, the Justice Department said it would conduct a civil rights investigation into Eric Garner's death.

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WNYC News

NYPD Officers On The Ground in Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

WNYC
When it comes to gathering intelligence, NYPD detectives don't just go overseas to monitor terrorism. Some are watching protests closer to home.

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WNYC News

Bratton Appoints New Second-in-Command

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Bratton's new pick for First Deputy is a lawyer with ties to both the Clinton and Obama administrations. He was also once a beat cop. 

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WNYC News

Bratton Pledges To Fight for Controversial Policing Strategy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WNYC
Some advocates call the "Broken Windows" approach to policing racist, but the NYPD commissioner said there'd be no change. 

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WNYC News

Hate Crimes Up Heading Into Jewish High Holy Days

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

WNYC
With continued unrest in the Middle East, the NYPD is beefing up security in advance of the Jewish High Holy Days and the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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WNYC News

This Is the Face of Broken Windows

Monday, September 15, 2014

WNYC
Far from a rogue cop, the officer who applied the fatal chokehold to Eric Garner was the personification of the NYPD strategy of making low-level arrests to prevent more serious crime.

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WNYC News

Bratton: NYPD Officers Will Wear Body Cameras this Fall

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The NYPD commissioner thinks body cameras will become standard police equipment, like a bulletproof vest or radio. 

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WNYC News

German Artists Stake Claim to Brooklyn Bridge White Flag 'Art'

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Surprised by the outcry, the artists say it was a tribute to another German.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ticketing Bias: Broken Windows and Summons Data

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Daily News has obtained data about summons (from the NYCLU) and found a racial disparity in how the tickets are given out. Rocco Parascandola, police bureau chief for the New York Daily Newstalks about the findings and how it fits into Broken Windows policing -- plus how it compares to the bias in Stop and Frisk.

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WNYC News

When 'Broken Windows' Leads to Busted Heads

Monday, July 28, 2014

WNYC
A review of court records and arrest data, along with interviews of attorneys, law enforcement experts and citizens, show many low-level arrests spiral dangerously out of control.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

How to Fix Broken Windows

Monday, July 28, 2014

A string of police abuse stemming from low-level crime arrests has opened up questions about whether Commissioner Bratton's "broken windows" is back, and whether it's working. With The New York Times editorializing against both Broken Windows and marijuana criminalization, we assess the policy with Josmar Trujillo, an organizer with New Yorkers Against Bratton, who has written that many New Yorkers were "fooled by the campaign rhetoric of...Mayor Bill de Blasio."

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WNYC News

Six Indicted After Single Largest Illegal Gun Buy in the City

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

WNYC

Six people have been indicted on more than 500 separate charges for allegedly transporting and selling firearms to undercover police officers.

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WNYC News

Can This Relationship Be Saved?

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

WNYC

As the de Blasio administration attempts to reset the troubled relationship between police and communities of color, WNYC measures the progress in one neighborhood in central Brooklyn.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

This Week in Local Politics: Bratton Reaches Out

Monday, December 09, 2013

The once and future NYPD chief is making overtures to assure skeptics that he will uphold Bill de Blasio's pledge to improve community relations -- and in an op-ed over the weekend Sharpton referred to Bratton as a "friend" despite criticism during his first stint as chief.  Errol Louis, host of Road to City Hall on NY1, and Elinor Tatum, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Amsterdam News, discuss the Bratton appointment and what is still to come in the de Blasio's transition efforts.

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WNYC News

Which Bill Bratton Is NYC Getting?

Thursday, December 05, 2013

WNYC

The Bad Cop, the Good Cop—or something in between?

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Transportation Nation

Incoming NYPD Commissioner Promises Emphasis on Traffic Fatalities

Thursday, December 05, 2013

WNYC

"It is ironic that even as the death totals have declined dramatically with violent crime in this city, this year the number of people killed on our streets - pedestrian and traffic -- will almost equal the homicide total," said New York City's once and future police commissioner on Thursday.

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