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This Camera Weighs Less Than 4 Ounces and Can Reduce Complaints Against Police by 88 Percent

So why are law enforcement agencies refusing to use it?

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Why Cops and Prosecutors Are Begging iPhone Users to Upgrade to iOS 7

The new operating system might reduce iPhone thefts. 

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How Stop-and-Frisk Is Creating a Generation of Young People Who Don't Trust the Police

Only 40 percent of young minorities in low-income New York City neighborhoods say they would feel comfortable calling 911 if they needed help.

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Even After 5 Kids Were Mowed Down on a New York Sidewalk, Nothing Much Changes

It happened last week in the Maspeth neighborhood of Queens.

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There Are a Lot of Ways to Visualize Stop-and-Frisk. This One Is the Best

BKLYNR's "All the Stops" feature visualizes stop-and-frisk data independent of its geography.

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'This Is Unacceptable': One Hit-and-Run Victim's Disappointing Experience With the NYPD

Four friends standing on a sidewalk were struck by a driver who fled, but police closed the case seemingly without even bothering to investigate.

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The Human Toll of Stop and Frisk

"No matter what I do, I am being constantly treated as if I’m not worthy of this society."

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The Most Damning Passages in the New York Stop and Frisk Ruling

The numbers are bad. But these recorded quotes from department leaders really get at the heart of the problem.

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The Biggest Test Yet of the NYPD's Pledge to Treat Traffic Deaths Seriously

A New York City police officer struck and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn last weekend. Will there be charges?

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How Cash-Strapped Cities Will Handle Terrorism

At New York Ideas, Ray Kelly says we should be prepared for more cameras — and smarter cameras.

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Is Racial Profiling Institutional at the NYPD?

New evidence from the stop-and-frisk lawsuit.

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Woman Files Suit Alleging She Was Arrested for Criticizing 'Stop and Frisk'

The NYPD's aggressive policy has come under increased scrutiny in recent months.

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The Frightening Effects of the NYPD's 'Mapping Muslims' Program

"Everybody's an informant."

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It's No 'Accident': NYPD Changes the Way It Talks About Traffic Deaths

The NYPD is replacing the term "accident" with the word "collision," a change that underscores a new approach to bike and pedestrian fatalities.

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Shouldn't Pedestrians At Least Be Safe From Cars on the Sidewalk?

Even in walking cities like New York, the criminality of drivers who kill pedestrians is far from clear.

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The Study That Could Upend Everything We Thought We Knew About Declining Urban Crime

An NYU sociologist now says New York's famed police tactics had nothing to do with the city's turnaround.

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In New York, Toward a Harmony of Police and Cyclists

A bicycling advocate says both riders and cops must work to improve their relationship.

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Shooting at Empire State Building: What Will Happen If Injured Bystanders Sue the NYPD?

A recent ruling suggests the courts would support the officers' actions at the Empire State Building, should a lawsuit arise.

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A Problematic Map of Stop-and-Frisk

Its flaws cloud rather than clarify the recent debate over NYPD tactics.