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NYU Professor Helping to Combat Police Brutality

NYU Professor Helping to Combat Police Brutality

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

November 6, 2016


Filed under City News, News

Q&A with NYU Professor and founder of the Policing Project collaboration with NYU Law.

Solitary Confinement Reform a Time-Sensitive Issue

Solitary Confinement Reform a Time-Sensitive Issue

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Over a year and a half after punitive segregation reforms were implemented, the Department of Corrections has yet to put them in place.

Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

Officer Discipline Records Need Transparency

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD has demonstrated a complete unwillingness to listen to public demand for greater accountability.

NYPD Must Be Held Accountable For Its Actions Against Citizens and Police Alike

NYPD Must Be Held Accountable For Its Actions Against Citizens and Police Alike

By WSN Editorial Board

March 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The Forster case sheds light on an enormous double standard — the police spring into action when the victims are their own men, but are reluctant to take a stand when civilians are involved.

NYC Schools Need Less Police, More Care

NYC Schools Need Less Police, More Care

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ditch the police officers and metal detectors in New York's public schools, and a productive learning culture can grow in their place.

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

Documenting use of force positive step for NYPD

By WSN Editorial Board

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The NYPD's reforms on the use of force are a step in the right direction.