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By Daniel Denvir (City Paper)
Originally published on August 14th, 2014 by City Paper.
Eighty-three percent of the 4,314 marijuana-possession arrests made by Philly police in 2013 were of African-Americans. 72 more words
Public Advocate Letitia James called on the city to fit police with wearable cameras in a pilot program broader than the one a federal judge has ordered — and said the $5 million effort would actually save taxpayers money. 799 more words
Few people were paying attention, but last Friday a federal judge dealt what’s likely the final blow against stop-and-frisk, the controversial police practice of stopping and pat-searching without meeting the constitutional standard. 459 more words
Giuliani-era Police Commissioner Howard Safir blamed the de Blasio administration and its attitude toward the controversial stop-and-frisk policy for this year’s spike in shootings and the violent recent weekend–and argued that the mayor is rendering the NYPD powerless. 510 more words