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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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The Takeaway

In Trayvon Martin's Hometown, Police Policy is 'Stop & Frisk on Steroids'

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

“New York City stop-and-frisk on steroids” is how some have described the Miami Gardens Police Department's approach to questioning neighborhood residents. Since 2008, the number of people who have been stopped and questioned by police totals more than half the area population.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: PTSD, Life in Captivity, and Art and Music as a Remedy

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

1. Is a Rift Growing Between the U.S. & Poland? | 2. Who Are the Taliban Fighters Released from Guantánamo Bay? | 3. Life After Captivity: What's Next for Bowe Bergdahl | 4. Coal Country Responds to Obama's Carbon Cuts | 5. Your Take: How Art & Music Helps You ...

WNYC News

NYPD is Sued by Family of Brooklyn Teen

Friday, April 18, 2014

WNYC

The family of Kimani Gray, who was killed by the police a year ago,  is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the NYPD. 

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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

A Step to End Shop and Frisk

Thursday, April 03, 2014

WNYC

Security personnel at retail stores will now call 911 instead of individual police contacts if a customer is suspected of shoplifting.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Opting Out of Testing?; Umpire Doug Harvey; Bodega Cats!

Monday, March 31, 2014

New York State tests begin this week for students in third through eighth grades. WNYC’s Yasmeen Khan discusses the exams, now aligned to "common core" curricula, and whether more students will be "opting out" from standardized testing. Plus: the latest on the ACA enrollment since today is the deadline to sign up; everything you ever wanted to know about cats in bodegas; the latest appointments in city government, including the NYPD’s inspector general; and Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey.

WNYC News

Now Hired: The Man Who Will Look Over the NYPD's Shoulder

Friday, March 28, 2014

The police department has a new watchdog.

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New Jersey News

Stop-and-Frisk Rate Higher in Newark than NYC

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

WNYC

A new report by the ACLU found that, on average, 91 out of every 1,000 residents in Newark were stopped by police in the second half of 2013. In New York City, that figure was eight out of 1,000. See how those numbers break down by race.

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WNYC News

Video: New Mayor, New Juvenile Justice Reforms?

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio has tough decisions on how to continue reforming the juvenile justice system — and advocates are hopeful about this moment of mayoral transition.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

De Blasio: It's All About Inequality

Monday, February 03, 2014

The mayor also copped to dropping Staten Island Chuck during a Groundhog Day ceremony. "That is a fiesty groundhog," he says.

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WNYC News

Bratton Says Mentoring Rookie Cops Will Help Community Relationships

Friday, January 31, 2014

WNYC

As the city moves toward implementing stop and frisk reforms, one effort in particular will be altered in the coming months. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the plan includes improving a program known as Operation Impact which floods high crime neighborhoods with rookie cops.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet Public Advocate Tish James

Friday, January 31, 2014

Letitia James, new New York City Public Advocate , discusses her goals for the office and the news of the day, including the de Blasio administrations's decision to drop a stop-and-frisk ruling appeal.

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WNYC News

A Stop and Frisk Agreement Inspires Guarded Optimism

Thursday, January 30, 2014

WNYC

Elected officials, civil libertarians and other New Yorkers look forward as Mayor de Blasio begins making good on his promise to end stop and frisk as we know it.

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WNYC News

Beginning of the End for Stop-and-Frisk

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday delivered on his promise to reform stop-and-frisk police tactics, requesting to drop an appeal of a federal judge's order requiring reforms and reaching a deal that was praised by those who sued the city over discrimination claims.

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WNYC News

City's Plan to Drop Stop and Frisk Appeal... Still Pending

Monday, January 27, 2014

Police reform advocates say it's about time the city drop its appeal in the stop and frisk lawsuits, and they expected Mayor Bill de Blasio to do so by now.

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WNYC News

Bratton: Stop and Frisk Reform Step One, Check!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WNYC

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Wednesday evening that part of the stop and frisk "problem” has been solved since the numbers of street stops performed by the NYPD continues to plummet.

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WNYC News

In Embattled Mayoralty of John Lindsay, Lessons for de Blasio

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WNYC
Bill de Blasio isn't the first strikingly tall liberal whom New Yorkers have elected to succeed a three-term mayor. So what lessons can he learn from the mayoralty of John Lindsay?

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WNYC News

At Swearing In, Bratton Promises to Promote Healing

Thursday, January 02, 2014

WNYC

Nearly 20 years after being pushed out of the NYPD by Mayor Giuliani, Bill Bratton is the top cop in New York City once again. "Who says you can't come home again," the commissioner joked.

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WNYC News

Bratton Meets with Police Reform Advocates

Thursday, December 12, 2013

WNYC

Bill Bratton, the commissioner-to-be, met with about 30 police reform advocates on Thursday evening for the first time, promising an ongoing dialogue.

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