Bill de Blasio is NYC's mayor now. Ray Kelly and his racist stop and frisk program are gone. In his place is the new police commissioner, William Bratton. And it seems we may have simply traded stop and frisk for another annoying NYPD tactic. Read more...
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Catching a few rays, Kelly Brook splashed around in Miami Beach, FL on Monday (February 3). The British babe showed off her curves in a striped bikini as she splashed around with her new beau David McIntosh. While vacationing in South...Show More Summary
by Alex Balk "This is going to turn out badly,” he added. “It’s going to be like Ray Kelly’s stop-and-frisk." —Can you guess what "it" is? 0 Comments The post The New Stop-And-Frisk appeared first on The Awl.
It hasn't even been three weeks since Ray Kelly departed Police Plaza after the longest run in city history, but his legacy is already unraveling. Just look at what has transpired in the past ten days. ... Attorney General Eric Holder...Show More Summary
As we mentioned recently, NYPD Chief Ray Kelly took a shot at the FBI on his way out of office, claiming the agency was unable to protect New York (and presumably lesser cities) from terrorist attacks. The problem, according to Kelly,...Show More Summary
This can’t reflect well on the legacy of former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly, especially given that this is one of the largest Social Security fraud roundups in history. An earlier version of the article cited eighty arrests, and the total is now well over a hundred (with a strong possibility that the arrests are far […]
New York City Police Chief Ray Kelly is nearly nothing but history, but that hasn't stopped him from doing his best to secure his legacy before calling it a career. (And exiting with $1.5 million worth of personal bodyguards paid for...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the final weeks of New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly's 12-year tenure, the spotlight has been focused on the city's falling crime rate and the NYPD's aggressive use of policing tactics like stop-and-frisk.
A month ago, the press was aflutter with rumors that NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly, spurned by mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, would join JPMorgan in a "top security" position. The rumor was since denied and the fate of Kelly was unclear,Show More Summary
If, as Gilbert and Sullivan wrote, a policeman's lot is not a happy one, pity poor Ray Kelly. After 12 years as the longest-serving and most powerful police commissioner in New York City history, Kelly feels he is departing One Police...Show More Summary
Somebody relatively intelligent once noted that the unexamined life is not worth living. Most non-sociopathic people we know spend an inordinate amount of time obsessing over this concept. And we know there's an inordinate amount of pressure on public officials, especially those who oversee the biggest police force in the country. Show More Summary
"ALL terrorism is theater!" said the departing -- to my sorrow -- New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. I wrote down this quote in the back of my daily calendar book so long ago that I had forgotten it. Then, last week I heard...Show More Summary
When Ray Kelly leaves his spot as Police Commissioner of the NYPD at the end of the year, he may or may not become the head of security at an investment bank like JPMorgan. What's for sure is that he'll join the Greater Talent Network as one of its exclusive speakers. [ more › ]
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly telling a small group of law enforcement and security experts that there's a ''significant possibity'' of another terrorist attack; that al Qaeda has regrouped since the end death of Osama bin Laden. New Yorkers...Show More Summary
New York City Police Chief Ray Kelly has spent years defending the harassment of minorities via the PD's stop-and-frisk program. Kelly (and Mayor Bloomberg) have constantly pointed to the decline in violent crime stats as evidence the program works (and as justification for its unconstitutional aspects). Show More Summary
The news that William Bratton is coming back as Police Commissioner, replacing the outgoing Ray Kelly for the second time, is bound to put any New Yorker of a certain age in mind of the Yankees of the mid-seventies, when George Steinbrenner...Show More Summary
Let's cut right to the chase. Ray Kelly and Bill Bratton don't like each other. Don't like each other? Let's get real. They hate each other. Their disagreements are not just about police policy. With them it is personal. That's the back...Show More Summary
Will police veteran Bill Bratton reform Ray Kelly's policies on stop-and-frisk, racial profiling,and other issues that particularly affect minorities? The post What The Next NYC Police Commissioner Could Mean For Stop-And-Frisk Culture appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Later this morning, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will announce William Bratton's appointment as the next commissioner of the New York Police Department. Bratton, who will replace Ray Kelly, served as NYPD commissioner from 1994 to 1996 under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Read more...