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WNYC News

Police Block Protesters and Tourists from Tree at Rockefeller Center

Thursday, December 04, 2014

When the grand jury decision dropped in the Eric Garner Case, protesters tried to descend on Rockefeller Center but police met them with barricades.

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WNYC News

Mayor Credits Crime Drop to Better Police and Community Relations

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Homicides are at historic lows and last August was the safest month in two decades. The mayor called the crime numbers "extraordinary" and "proof of real progress."

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: High Maintenance: The Internet's Best TV Show

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair don’t recall how the idea for High Maintenance came to them. Considering the show’s subject matter, that’s to be expected.
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WNYC News

Appeals Court Ruling Clears Way for Stop-and-Frisk Reforms

Friday, October 31, 2014

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The long-lasting court battle over the NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk appears to finally be over.

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WNYC News

Bratton Pledges To Fight for Controversial Policing Strategy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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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

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

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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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

A Grand Jury to Consider Charges in Eric Garner Death

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Staten Island District Attorney says he's asking a grand jury to hear evidence in the death of Eric Garner after the medical examiner ruled it a homicide.

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New Jersey News

Christie On Ferguson: Don't Generalize About Cops

Monday, August 18, 2014

After the shooting in Ferguson and reported civil rights abuses by the Newark Police, we asked Gov. Christie if there's a problem with how police deal with young black men.

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WNYC News

Breaking Down NYPD Commissioner's Response to Community Criticism

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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The death of Eric Garner at the hands of NYPD officers last month has triggered a backlash against police commissioner Bill Bratton and his "broken windows" policing strategy. Bill Bratton depended his department on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show Tuesday morning. Later that day, Brian analyzed the interview.

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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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WNYC News

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

Healing the Rift Between Police and Public

Friday, August 08, 2014

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton say they want to reset the relationship and expand community policing, but how will they overcome the distrust that has been hard to bridge in the past?

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WNYC News

A Fatal Chokehold Reveals a Precinct's Troubles

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Figures show Staten Island's North Shore has disproportionate levels of summonses and stop-and-frisks.

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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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WNYC News

Mayor Vows the Public Will Be Protected and Respected by Police

Monday, July 28, 2014

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In his first public event since returning from a nine-day vacation, Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged the level of alarm that New Yorkers continue to feel over the death of Eric Garner in police custody.

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WNYC News

Feds Find Newark Police Engaged in 'Unconstitutional Policing'

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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The Justice Department found excessive force and inadequate accountability.

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WNYC News

Old Cops Teach New Picks

Monday, July 21, 2014

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As shootings spike this summer, hundreds of rookies have been paired with veteran cops in some of the city's busiest precincts — the vanguard of a new, community-friendly philosophy in the NYPD.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Six Months In, Has de Blasio Ended 'Stop-and-Frisk Era'?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A promise to change how the NYPD conducts stops was a centerpiece of the mayor's campaign. Now stops are way down, as is overall crime, but shootings are up, particularly in housing projects. We assess six months of the de Blasio-Bratton era, and hear from you on how the new policing style is shaking out.

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