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11.05.14 Amy K. Nelson

In a directive that came from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office and that is being viewed through the prism of race, the NYPD has been told to stop arresting people for low-level amounts of weed, according to the New York Post. And of course the Post’s sources are spinning this as a move de Blasio […]

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10.29.14 Amy K. Nelson

It’s no secret that the targeting of subway performers has only increased since Police Commissioner William Bratton was appointed, and underscored the city’s need to enforce the “Broken Windows” policy. Among the many performers, though, is 5-year-old Nasir Malave, a talented dancer who roams the trains with his older brother, Marc, dancing to make money. […]

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09.08.14 Amy K. Nelson

The 66-year-old police commissioner of New York City Bill Bratton testified in front of city council on Monday morning and he did little to assuage the perception that anything within his department is in need of major reform. The session at City Hall was called to address changes needed within Bratton’s department and was in direct response to […]

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