Posts Tagged ‘Mayor Bloomberg’

I Love Leonard Levitt’s “NYPD Confidential” Column

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Kelly Whines It Up

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December 23, 2013 – If, as Gilbert and Sullivan wrote, a policeman’s lot is not a happy one, pity poor Ray Kelly. After 12 years as the longest-serving and most powerful police commissioner in New York City history, Kelly feels he is departing One Police Plaza misunderstood and unloved. Read full article here.
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Explaining Stop & Frisk To Whites – A Public Service Announcement

Monday, August 19th, 2013

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Center for Constitutional Rights: NYPD Stop And Frisk

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

The first time Kasiem Walters was stopped, he was 13 years old.

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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

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NYPD Guilty …

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

… Routinely Making Unconstitutional Street Stops Outside Clean Halls Buildings Across the Bronx

January 8, 2013 — From NYCLU: The NYPD has a pattern and practice of illegally stopping innocent people in public areas outside thousands of private apartment buildings in the Bronx and must immediately end this unconstitutional practice, a U.S. District Court judge ruled this morning.

The victory comes as part of a federal class-action lawsuit filed in March by the New York Civil Liberties Union, The Bronx Defenders, LatinoJustice PRLDEF and the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP challenging the NYPD’s enforcement of Operation Clean Halls – a citywide program within the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk regime that allows police officers to patrol in and around certain private apartment buildings.

Full story here.

More later.

The Central Park 5

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012
This picture of Yusef Salaam is one of the most haunting pictures of the century.

This picture of Yusef Salaam is one of the most haunting pictures of the century.

Everyone should see this Ken Burns documentary at least once on the big screen. Then a few times on the screens at home. And recommend to families and friends and neighbors.

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