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The Brian Lehrer Show

What the Ferguson Report Tells Us About Policing

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

A Justice Dept. report on policing in Ferguson found routine racial bias in how officers interacted with African-American residents. John Jay's Eugene O'Donnell discusses the report.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Russian Murder; Secession Over Fracking; History of Love Songs

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

A Justice Department report found racial bias in Ferguson; a brazen murder in Russia; an exploration of secession over New York's fracking ban; and your family business nominations.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Police Reporters Open Their Notebooks

Monday, February 16, 2015

After an eventful few months of police-community and police-City Hall relations, we've asked three reporters familiar with the inner workings of One Police Plaza to trade notes. 

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WNYC News

Planning a Funeral for Akai Gurley

Friday, December 05, 2014

WNYC
 A funeral for an unarmed man who was shot by an officer on patrol in a housing development stairwell is scheduled for Saturday as protests against police use of force continue.

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WNYC News

Reaching Out to Kids To Improve Relationships with Police

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

WNYC
A "conversation" on police-community relations in Bedford-Stuyvesant was mostly constrained to questions on note-cards. 

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WNYC News

Spotlight on Safety in Public Housing

Thursday, September 25, 2014

WNYC
A summer safety program at Bed-Stuy's Tompkins Houses shows just how tough crime-fighting can be. Fifteen housing projects account for almost 20 percent of all violent crime in the city.

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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

Police, Protests and Primaries: This Week In Politics

Saturday, August 23, 2014

WNYC
Our reporters weigh in as the mayor says he won't march on Staten Island, while Zephyr Teachout marches into the Democratic primary against Gov. Cuomo.

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WNYC News

Blocking the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

WNYC

The city's harsh school discipline code is enforced by safety agents who work for the police department — and exacerbates tensions between police and the community they serve.

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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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WNYC News

Seven Steps to Adjust an Officer's Attitude

Thursday, February 27, 2014

WNYC

Listen. Be patient. Help. End on a positive note. These are some of the ways Mayor de Blasio wants his NYPD to treat New Yorkers in a post stop-and-frisk era.

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WNYC News

A Look Back for Ray Kelly Before Bidding Adieu

Friday, December 27, 2013

WNYC

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly took time at his final police academy graduation on Friday to reflect on his dozen years in office under Mayor Bloomberg.

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WNYC News

National Night Out Against Crime Celebrated in the Bronx

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

WNYC
Each year, the NYPD takes part in a National Night Out Against Crime. Local 
precincts organize activities to share anti-crime information, and free food and family activities. WNYC stopped by the Grand Concourse and 181street in the Bronx for the gathering held by the 46th precinct to hear what brought people out.
Each year, NYPD precincts take part in a National Night Out Against Crime. One of them was the 46th precinct in the Bronx. Hundreds came out to the Grand Concourse and 181st Street to get the latest anti-crime information, eat free food, participate in family activities and rub elbows with neighborhood officers in a low-stress situation.

 

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Radio Rookies

Who's Going to Protect Me?

Monday, November 01, 2010

Edwin Llanos has grown up in neighborhoods where police officers stop and search kids all the time. When Edwin got into a tough situation, he wasn't sure who to turn to.

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