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Complex Changes in Low-Level Arrests Under De Blasio
Crime Low, But Citizens Still Want to Fight It
Brownsville: What Will NYPD 'Impact' Changes Mean?
New Crime Site Data Needs More Detail
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Public Safety
Gays in Bed-Stuy See Hope in Council's Frisk Bill
Cops Want Crime Watchers on 34 Bushwick Blocks
Public Finally to Have Access to Hyper-Local Crime Stats
Push for More Crime Data Stalls in Council
Life at the Epicenter of Stop-and-Frisk
Life in Sector E: Top Spots for NYPD Stops
One Day in the Life of Stop-and-Frisk
Brooklyn Bureau: NYPD Towers May Defuse Cop, Community Friction
Sales of HIV Meds Catch Lawmakers' Eyes
From Tix-Fix to Pepper-Spray, NYPD Discipline in Spotlight
Boxing Programs In Fight For Their Lives
In Debate Over New Jail, City Says An Aim Is To Prevent Violence
Controversy Over Alleged Muslim Radicalization Not New
Teachers Are Fair Game, But Cops' Records Are Off Limits
Fact Checking The State Of The City
The New York Police Department is the largest police force in the United States. In recent years, City limits reporting has focused on issues related to the NYPD's use of security cameras and its stop-and-frisk-or-question policies. The NYPD is headquartered near City Hall in Downtown Manhattan.
Focusing on the rise in shootings citywide masks deep differences across precincts. Most have seen neither no increase or a decline in shooting victims.
A new report looks back on 11 years of a controversial policy.
The head of the NYPD says more people are resisting arrest. What do the statistics indicate? <b>Updated</b>
There's a lot of debate over whether New York should still be doing "broken-windows" policing. But there are also questions about exactly what that theory is, whether it's worked, and to what extent the NYPD implements it.
Chatter on law-enforcement message boards suggests that what was applied to Eric Garner was not a chokehold but a “carotid restraint," a police tactic gaining new acceptance nationwide despite past controversy.
When the Democrats running for mayor debated, the merits of a proposed ban on profiling figured prominently.
In light of the federal judge's ruling that the NYPD practice violated people's rights, check out our coverage of the neighborhood that saw the most intense use of the strategy.
The mayor suggested that Council proposals could lead to more murders, create deadly confusion among police officers and perhaps even make it easier for terrorists to strike the city.
Thirty-three city agencies currently have inspectors general. So do the CIA, Department of Defense, Defense Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency.
A councilman and top Public Advocate aide's claim that they were harassed by police needs sorting out. Could be a job for the Civilian Complaint Review Board. But it probably won't be.
When you bump someone on the subway, is it a mistake or a misdemeanor? One advocacy group wants New York State to clarify vague laws that it says grant police too much power.
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The supposed link between disorder and serious crime is as controversial as the policing strategies based on the assumed connection between the two. In one New Jersey city, disorder is common—and rarely threatening—in a public square.
Op-ed: Recent remarks by the NYPD commissioner to real-estate titans and alongside a retired military commander should concern people who want to see real change at One Police Plaza.
This writer says NYPD tactics and attitudes unjustly target blacks, Latinos, gays, transgender people, vendors and sex workers.
An excerpt from a new book arguing that “punitive, zero tolerance strategies”—from metal detectors to clothing bans—aren't as effective as their popularity suggests.
In 2012, 419 people were classified as murder victims in New York City. This document, produced by the NYPD, provides an overview of the victims and the accused.
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