Posts Tagged ‘New York Civil Liberties Union’

Activists Rally Bronx Residents to Fight Stop-and-Frisk

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Breaking News

Photo by longislandwins. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. Stop and Frisk has long divided New Yorkers who disagree over what constitutes appropriate policing strategies in the protection of city streets from violent crime. In some neighborhoods where these practices are nothing short of commonplace, activists are as fired up as ever in their efforts to reform local law enforcement.   The polarizing Stop [&hellip
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1st Amendment Helps NYPD Journalist Clear His Name

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

A NY Post review of Levitt's 2009 "NYPD Confidential" sparked legal action Accused Journalist cleared of Defamation Charges Brought on by NYPD Officer by Mike Vidafar   Len Levitt, a reporter who wrote the column “One Police Plaza” for Newsday from 1995-2005, was cleared of defamation charges on Mar. 22, 2012. The allegations, brought on by Port Authority Police Officer Francis Pisano, began in 2009, when a [&hellip
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