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"They are disbanding my family": NYPD crackdown continues

Nick Malinowski, a civil liberties activist who’s been an active opponent of Bill Bratton’s return to ‘Broken Windows’ policing, recently interviewed Heidi Kole, a long-term busker and busking proponent, over at Alternet. 43 more words


PC 6997 and PC 2499


I was at home in my kitchen cooking dinner with my son. I noticed two figures in the dark walking up my path, then three loud thuds on my door. 527 more words

Fitting the Profile, Fixing the System

An ambitious and talented student of law and policy, Mohammed Alam has also been a committed activist to ending the use of the New York Police Department’s abusive and discriminatory Stop and Frisk policy. 1,393 more words


Armed Assault Against Trans Women Followed by Harassment

Source: Yıldız Tar, “Translara Silahlı Saldırı ve Polis Tacizi!” (“Armed Assault Against Trans Women Followed by Harassment”) KaosGL.org, 16 July 2014, http://www.kaosgl.org/sayfa.php?id=17106

3 trans women were attacked in Harbiye which was followed by police harassment. 764 more words

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Police Blotter: Get Thee To Williamsburg (Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York)

  Leif’s Side:

Well I guess we had it coming, drinking a Corona on the street, but still. It had been an utterly exhausting day just getting part way to Coney Island. 1,198 more words