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NYPD make an arrest. Photo courtesy of Flick/Diacritical

10 Signs of Progress in the Struggle Against Racial Profiling

Posted May 11, 2012 by Dax-Devlon Ross

The periodic release of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk data has impacted policy, law and public discourse in at least 10 concrete ways.

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Ominous view from space of Hurricane Irene, east of the Bahamas. Photo Courtesy of Flickr by NASA Astronaut Ron Garan.

Three Scary New York City Hurricanes

Posted August 28, 2011 by Kelly Virella

Hurricane Irene didn’t do much damage here. But our cold ocean water and northern latitude don’t always save us.

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John Mack and LAPD Chief William Bratton talk during Tuesday's COMPSTAT meeting, Bratton's first and only one at the new Police Administration Building. Photo Courtesy of Flickr/by ericrichardson

LAPD Reforms Working, Reports NYT

Posted August 12, 2011 by Kelly Virella

The LAPD has reportedly reformed itself under New York’s former police commissioner, William J. Bratton. But in New York, advocates say his legacy is more mixed.

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12 Tips for Saving A Child From Abduction

Posted July 14, 2011 by Kelly Virella

With the tragic murder of Leiby Kletzky and the news that two Bronx teenagers remain missing, it’s time for all adults to review and improve our approach to keeping children safe from abduction.

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