“Without that missing piece of where people will go, I do think that this plan will not be successful and we'll see more people pushed from one subway line to another, or from the subways to the streets, where they're exposed to the elements,” one advocate says.
Nassau County police officials recently blamed people from outside the county to explain racial disparities in policing. But a data analysis by WSHU and WNYC/Gothamist found those disparities persisted independent of where people came from.
Fifty years ago this week, September 9-13, 1971, incarcerated men at the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York took control of the state prison to demand humane treatment and better living.
The most ubiquitous crime-fighting phrase to emerge in the aftermath of September 11th almost never made it into the American vernacular.
The police monitoring upended one man’s life and left a legacy of trauma.
New rules governing police surveillance can be traced from 9/11 all the way back to the Black Panthers 50 years ago.
After the attacks, the NYPD moved rapidly to develop its own global intelligence and counterterrorism capabilities.
New York established its modern police force in 1845, in the midst of breakneck population growth, which came with rising crime and calls to fight it.
Adams has described himself as a "conservative on crime," with plans to "redefine the ecosystem of public safety." What does that mean for the NYPD?
Social media highlighted another example of overpolicing of communities of color, this time in suburban New Jersey.
The NYPD will have to now generate a written policy for use of the devices, which were first used by the Navy.
It’s an issue that will land on the desk of the next mayor, and some mayoral candidates are already promising to go big, removing police from schools altogether, in part because they’re under pressure from vocal youth activists.
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