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Patriarchy in NYPD to Blame for Sexual Harassment

Patriarchy in NYPD to Blame for Sexual Harassment

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYPD must address the disparity of power between male and female officers on the force and end the cycle of abuse by male officers.

Turnstile Stops Disproportionately Affect Minorities

Turnstile Stops Disproportionately Affect Minorities

By Bix Willis Komita Moussa, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under City, Opinion

The NYPD believes that arresting turnstile jumpers allows for the capture of greater criminals, however, the District Attorney's decision to reduce the consequences of turnstile jumping aids low-income and minority residents, for whom the consequences of jail time and an arrest record can be catastrophic.

Stern Alum Creates First Weapon-Mounted Camera

Stern Alum Creates First Weapon-Mounted Camera

By Alyssa Le, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Stern alum and CEO of Centinel Solutions Max Kramer created the first weapon-mounted camera. He first developed the idea in an NYU class.

Tribeca 2017: Documentary ‘Frank Serpico’ Lauds an Honest Cop

Tribeca 2017: Documentary ‘Frank Serpico’ Lauds an Honest Cop

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Antonino D'Ambrosio's new documentary "Frank Serpico" retells the story of the famous New York City cop in Serpico's own words, reinforcing the message that doing the right thing is always the right thing.

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.

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.

NYU Received a Message Threatening U.S. Universities

NYU Received a Message Threatening U.S. Universities

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories, University News

NYU received an email on Wednesday threatening an Orlando-style attack on U.S. universities and colleges.

NYPD Quota Culture Threatens Equality

NYPD Quota Culture Threatens Equality

By WSN Editorial Board

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Disincentivize pointless arrests, and minority businesses will be allowed to survive and prosper unharassed.

Crime Log: April 13-21

By Greta Chevance and Diamond Naga Siu

April 25, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News

The NYU Department of Public Safety received six reports of larceny, two reports of controlled substance, one report of driving while intoxicated and one report of criminal mischief between April 14 to 21. Larceny On April 14 at 9:10 p.m., a student reported that she left her laptop in her bag on the counter at Side...

Crime Log: April 9-12

By Greta Chevance and Diamond Naga Siu

April 18, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News

A weekly round-up of campus crime between April 9 and April 12.

BREAKING: Taxi Hits Woman in Front of Weinstein

BREAKING: Taxi Hits Woman in Front of Weinstein

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A taxi ran over a middle-aged woman in front of Weinstein Residence Hall on Thursday morning.

Crime Log: March 19-24

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News

The NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of controlled substance, one report of harassment, one report of arson and six reports of larceny between March 19 and March 24. Controlled Substance On March 19 at 9:55 p.m., marijuana was found at Alumni Hall after Public Safety responded...

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