Criminal justice

Michael Bloomberg
Appearing at a black church in Brooklyn, the former NYC mayor addressed a liability in the Democratic presidential primary.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (right) announced that Dermot Shea (center) will be the next Commissioner of the New York Police Department, replacing James O'Neill (left).
He has a lot in common with his predecessor.
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Protesters against solitary confinement at New York state correctional facilities, during a rally to urge New York state legislators to pass reform legislation at the state Capitol.
In a letter exclusively obtained by City & State, 137 progressive groups demand passage on first day of legislative session.
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Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, stands with Rev. Al Sharpton during a news conference outside of New York Police headquarters.
Legislators are pushing for transparent police records. The Police Benevolent Association argues that puts officers at risk.
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DNA being collected.
The pros and cons of New York City’s controversial collection of genetic data.
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A NYPD officer.
The PBA says officers have held back on arrests, but that doesn’t mean crime will go up.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signing "Raise The Age" into law in 2017.
The state missed the deadline for a report that would answer the question.
Policy
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Saheed Vassell's father Eric Vassell protesting police brutality in New York.
Pantaleo was fired for his role in the death of Eric Garner. Other NYPD officers in similar cases have faced a range of punishments.
Policy
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A protest against white supremacy held in New York City's Times Square.
Diversity and media coverage make a prime target for attention-seeking racists.
News & Politics
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A Black Lives Matter protest in New York City.
The Rolling Stone journalist says NYPD rules and gentrification led to tragedy.
Personality
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