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The Brian Lehrer Show

Bratton’s Record; Moreland Commission; Dinkins on Mandela

Friday, December 06, 2013

We remember Nelson Mandela with former Mayor David Dinkins. has been named as the next NYPD commissioner. Hear about his record, from Boston to Los Angeles and yes, New York city. Plus: Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice is co-chair of the Moreland Commission and talks about the efforts to address government corruption; how to make good decisions; and a spotlight on the success of Children’s Village, a group that helps vulnerable children.

WNYC News

Which Bill Bratton Is NYC Getting?

Thursday, December 05, 2013

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

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Me Again! ‘Tough on Crime’ Bratton to Return to NYPD

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has appointed former New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton to head the city's police force once again.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Crime and Stop-and-Frisk

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Murray Weiss, DNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor, looks at the statistics on crime and police stops since the federal judge ruled the NYPD's stop-and-frisk procedures unconstitutional.

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WNYC News

AG Report Finds Only Small Percentage of Stop-and-Frisks Led To Conviction

Thursday, November 14, 2013

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It's been known for years that few stop-and-frisks (6%) result in an arrest. A new report released by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office finds that nearly half of those arrests never result in a conviction. 

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Appeals Court Won't Hear From Stop and Frisk Judge

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to reconsider its order removing a judge from court cases challenging the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy.

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Future of Stop-and-Frisk Case Is Anything But Certain

Friday, November 01, 2013

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Experts and political candidates are still trying to sort out the implications of a federal appellate court ruling in a landmark stop-and-frisk case against the New York Police Department.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Stop and Frisk Judge Removed From Case

Friday, November 01, 2013

Judge Shira Scheindlin has been taken off of the stop and frisk case after a federal appeals court found that she gave the appearance of impartiality. Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer for The New Yorker, CNN legal analyst and author of The Oath: the Obama White House and the Supreme Court, talks about the profile he wrote of Judge Scheindlin, as well as her remarks from the bench, which were cited in the appeals court's decision.

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WNYC News

Court Grants Stay and Removes Judge in Stop and Frisk Case

Thursday, October 31, 2013

A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked pending changes to the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk program. It also removed the judge from the case.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues: Policing at the Community Level

Monday, September 30, 2013

It’s Public Safety Week on the Brian Lehrer Show’s election series “30 issues in 30 Days.” See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

Bill de Blasio says he will "end the 'Stop and Frisk' era," while Joe Lhota vows to continue many of the policing tactics developed under Bloomberg and Ray Kelly. Eric Adams, NY State Senator, former NYPD captain and candidate for Brooklyn Borough President, and Pastor Gilford Monrose of Mt. Zion Church of God (7th Day), discuss the challenges of community policing, and what the next mayor can do to curb gun violence while also improving relations with the NYPD.

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WNYC News

Researcher Appointed to Lead Public Stop-and-Frisk Meetings

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

A federal judge appointed the leader of a justice policy research center to organize public meetings to ensure New York City's stop-and-frisk policy is carried out in a constitutional manner.

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Council Overturns Mayoral Veto of NYPD Bills

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The City Council voted Thursday to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of two bills that increase NYPD oversight and are seen as a sharp rebuke of his administration’s policing policies – namely, the police department's use of stop and frisk.

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Council Voting to Override Mayoral Veto on NYPD Oversight Bills

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The City Council is set to vote Thursday on whether to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of a pair of controversial bills to expand oversight of the NYPD — and supporters of the bills say they have the votes to do it.

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The Takeaway

Shooting Victim Speaks Out on Stop-And-Frisk

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

There's really no reason why young Brian Beutler is alive today. He was shot three times on a poorly lit street in Northwest Washington D.C. five years ago by two young black men who tried to steal his cell phone. In D.C., there is no stop-and-frisk policy. What he believes about the value of stop-and-frisk, and profiling, might just surprise you.

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WNYC News

City Appeals, Requests a Stay in Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

Friday, August 16, 2013

The city formally filed an appeal to a federal judge's ruling that imposes reforms on the NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactics. It's asking for a stay to delay Judge Shira Scheindlin from appointing an independent monitor to the NYPD. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Sen. Eric Adams on Stop-and-Frisk

Friday, August 16, 2013

State Senator Eric Adams talks about the ruling in the federal stop-and-frisk lawsuit. A former NYPD captain, he testified during the trial about disputed statements by Police Commissioner Kelly and is now running unopposed for Brooklyn Borough President.

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WNYC News

Radio Rookies React to Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

Friday, August 16, 2013

In 2011, the New York Police Department made more than 120,000 stops of black and Latino kids between the ages of 14 and 18.  

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New Jersey News

First Batch of Stop-and-Frisk Data Released by Newark Police

Thursday, August 15, 2013

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Just over half of Newark's population is black. But in the month of July, blacks made up 72-percent of the Stop-and-Frisk cases, according to the first batch of data released today by the Newark Police Department.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Democratic Mayoral Debate Recap

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

After months of mayoral "forums" last night saw the first major television debate between the Democratic candidates for mayor. Bill Ritter, Eyewitness News co-anchor, and Mariela Salgado, reporter for Noticias 41 Univision -- who both helped moderate last night's debate -- recap the highlights, from attacks on Speaker Quinn's economic policy to Bloomberg's education record.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Democratic Mayoral Debate; Booker vs. Lonegan; Outsmart Your Mind

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Democrats running for mayor of New York City debated last night and Bill Ritter, the moderator and Eyewitness News co-anchor recaps and analyzes the debate, including each candidate’s take on this week’s major stop-and-frisk decision. Plus: the results are in for New Jersey’s primary race for the late Senator Lautenberg’s seat; the Ft. Hood trial; Washington Post Chief Correspondent Dan Balz on the 2012 presidential election and its implications for the future; and David McRaney, a journalist and self-described “psychology nerd” on how to outsmart yourself.

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