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Memo to police: No, you’re not making us feel safe!

By Brittney Cooper Since a federal judge ruled last week that the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk techniques was unconstitutional, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and police commissioner Ray Kelly have staunchly defended this law enforcement tactic, continuing to credit the practice with … Continue reading

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Hmmm: Stop & Frisk Has Plummeted, And So Has Crime

By Christopher Robbins The number of stop-and-frisks performed by the NYPD have declined by 51% in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period in 2012. Shootings and murders also dropped by 24% and 40% respectively in … Continue reading

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