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Trump Urges Cops To Employ “Stop And Frisk” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Monday that he’s directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to provide federal assistance to the city of Chicago to limit gun violence, and suggested the city implement the controversial practice of “stop-and-frisk.” “We want to straighten it out, and straighten it out fast. There’s no reason for what’s going on there,” Trump told law enforcement ...

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Trump Calls For Nationwide Racist “Stop-And-Frisk” Law

Politico reports: Donald Trump on Wednesday called for the controversial “stop-and-frisk” policing practice to be instituted nationwide as a means of combating violent crime in America’s inner cities. In a pre-taped interview on Fox News scheduled to air Wednesday night, Trump was asked by an audience member what he would do to address “violence in the black community” and “black-on-black ...

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NEW YORK CITY: De Blasio Names Guiliani-Era Bill Bratton As NYPD Chief

New York City Mayor-Elect Bill De Blasio has named Bill Bratton as NYPD Commissioner. Bratton served under Rudy Giuliani for three years in the mid-90s and most recently spent seven years as the police chief for Los Angeles. This is a controversial selection for De Blasio, who campaigned heavily against the stop-and-frisk practices of the NYPD under outgoing chief Ray ...

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New From Bill De Blasio

He’s really focusing on stop-and-frisk.

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NEW YORK CITY: Bloomberg Files Appeal To Fight Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Earlier this week a federal judge ruled that the NYPD’s infamous stop-and-frisk policy is unconstitutional.  Today the Bloomberg administration filed a notice of appeal of that ruling. Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Bloomberg blasted U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin, who earlier this week ruled the tactic was unconstitutional. “What does she know about policing? Absolutely zero,” Bloomberg ...

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Chat Show Caller On Stop-And-Frisk

I don’t even know how to properly set this clip up, so maybe you should just watch it. The host totally slams Christine Quinn at the end of the call. More about this at New York Magazine.

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NEW YORK: Federal Judge Rules NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Policy Is Unconstitutional

Big news this morning. The New York Times reports: In a repudiation of a major element in the Bloomberg administration’s crime-fighting legacy, a federal judge has found that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers, and called for a federal monitor to oversee broad reforms. In a ...

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LGBT Groups Demand NYC Council Overide Mayor Bloomberg’s “Stop & Frisk” Veto

Saying that the NYPD’s infamous stop-and-frisk policy unfairly targets LGBT people of color, a coalition of 34 national and local LGBT groups are demanding that the New York City Council override Mayor Bloomberg’s veto of their bill to restrict the practice. Via press release: Today, national and international LGBT organizations – including the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Lambda ...

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Bloomberg Vetoes NYPD Oversight Bill

Mayor Bloomberg today vetoed a bill that would create an office to oversee the NYPD and that would make it easier for citizens to sue the police for abuses. Gothamist reports: The Community Safety Act, which is comprised of two separate laws meant to crack down on the NYPD’s racial profiling, was passed by the City Council with enough votes ...

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NYPD Gives Finger To NYCLU

I recently wrote about the smartphone app that allows users to record interactions with the NYPD and send the video directly to the NYCLU.  The app launches officially today and the NYCLU has posted the below response from two New York City cops.

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