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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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NYPD Nearing Launch of Body Camera Pilot

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The plan was ordered by a federal judge who ruled against the city's use of stop-and-frisk last year.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Is New York Safe For The DNC? NYPD Sergeants Union Says No

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Ed Mullins of the Sergeants Benevolent Association says the mayor’s policies could take the city back “to the bad old days.” And, he added, Al Sharpton isn’t helping.

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WNYC News

Police Officers Rarely Disciplined by NYPD for Misconduct

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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After the death of Eric Garner in police custody, a review board said the NYPD took little or no disciplinary action in 10 chokehold cases.

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WNYC News

Second Brooklyn Bridge Breach Exposes City's Security Flaws

Monday, August 25, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio is holding himself and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton responsible for the second breach of security on the Brooklyn Bridge this summer.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The NYPD's Long Hot Summer

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

As shootings spiked last weekend and cops face allegations of brutality on Staten Island, stop-and-frisk rates have declined, and the police are figuring out where to go from here.

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WNYC News

DOJ Should Investigate Garner Death, Broken Windows Say NY Pols

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Congress members say it's time for the feds to step in and handle Eric Garner inquiry.

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Transportation Nation

NYPD Targets Scofflaw Cyclists

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cyclists, be on alert: The NYPD is targeting riders who break the rules of the road, as part of a two-week ticket blitz called “Operation Safe Cycle.”

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WNYC News

How Far Have We Come a Year After Stop and Frisk Ruling?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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One year ago, a federal judge ruled that the New York City Police Department regularly violated the constitutional rights of minorities through its misuse of stop and frisk.

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Sharpton and Staten Island Protesters Will Drive, Not March

Saturday, August 09, 2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton says demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner will convene on Staten Island but will not march on foot across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

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WNYC News

Bratton: NYPD Closing In on Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swappers

Friday, August 08, 2014

The flag swap raised concerns about the state of security at the Brooklyn Bridge.

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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

Police Unions Go on Offensive After Eric Garner's Death

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The head of one police union says coverage of the Eric Garner death has been one-sided, and the coroner's report political.

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WNYC News

Family of Man Who Filmed Chokehold Arrest Say He Was Set Up

Monday, August 04, 2014

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The mother of Ramsey Orta, who captured Eric Garner's arrest on cellphone video, and who is facing weapon possession charges, said she didn't believe the recovered gun belonged to her son.

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WNYC News

NYPD's Involvement Hikes Arrests for Animal Cruelty

Monday, August 04, 2014

Since police took the lead role in responding to animal cases in January, the ASPCA says the number of animal rescues and arrests for cruelty have actually gone up in New York City.

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WNYC News

Man Who Shot Chokehold Video Is Arrested

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Police arrested 22-year-old Ramsey Orta on Saturday night on a gun charge, not far from where he recorded Eric Garner's arrest.

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WNYC News

Chokehold Victim Eric Garner's Death Ruled Homicide

Friday, August 01, 2014

Medical examiner says death was caused by "the compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police."

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Gathering at City Hall to Discuss a Troubled Relationship

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Mayor Bill de Blasio sat between police commissioner Bill Bratton and the Reverend Al Sharpton at the meeting that de Blasio convened on police-community relations, but he also appeared to act as a buffer between the two men. Elected officials and other clergy members gathered at City Hall on Thursday ...

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WNYC News

Judge Boots Cop Unions from Stop-and-Frisk Case

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A federal judge has rejected efforts by the city's police unions to overturn a ruling finding the NYPD was regularly conducting unconstitutional street stops.

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On The Media

The NYPD is Taking Twitter Classes

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

New York Police officers are being taught how to use common sense on social media. 

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