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NYPD – What Now?

Two weeks ago I described my concerns about the New York City Police Department. It’s actually a much bigger problem – police all over the country have been using their power and their guns instead of their heads. 598 more words

Brooklyn dad who claims NYPD put him in a chokehold receives settlement

More than a year before Eric Garner’s last words were, “I can’t breathe,” a Brooklyn father of two uttered those same words in another police chokehold situation. 321 more words

News

TRANSCRIPT: "Ending Stop-and-Frisk...in the City of Pittsburgh" (Starting Point, Jan 16 2015)

PITTSBURGH: (JANUARY 19, 2015 – MLK DAY) Transcript of Lenny McAllister’s “Starting Point” concerning the end of Stop-And Frisk” tactics in the City of Pittsburgh. 1,117 more words

Lenny McAllister

McLay, Rogers, and Duck Talk Policing in 2015 on GTTP (Jan. 9, 2015)

PITTSBURGH (January 9, 2015): Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay joins host Lenny McAllister on the “Get To The Point Panel” for this episode of “NightTalk: Get to the Point” along with local NOBLE Chapter president Greg Rogers and Dr. 146 more words

Video

Bratton Says Broken Windows Critics 'Don't Know What the Hell They're Talking About'

Crime may have continued to fall even as police slowed down their enforcement of low-level offenses this month—but Police Commissioner Bill Bratton bristled at critics’ assertion that means his broken windows policing strategy is unnecessary. 498 more words

NYPD

"The NYPD Slowdown’s Dirty Little Secret": Not All Of Them Want The Slowdown To End

The police slowdown in New York, where cops have virtually stopped making certain types of low-level arrests, might be coming to an end soon. For a lot of police officers, it’ll be an unhappy moment, because they never liked making the penny ante collars in the first place. 939 more words

Minorities

Omni Reboot: The War on Drugs Winds Down

As a fan of Omni Magazine circa late 80s/early 90s, it’s great to see they’re back online and are on the right side of the War on the War on Drugs. 308 more words

Culture