Bill Bratton, the biggest name in American policing who's known for controversial "Broken Windows" tactics, is heading back to the private sector.
Smartphones have helped ordinary citizens document interactions with police, and more complaints against the NYPD have been substantiated as a result.
He walked up to a college student on Wall Street and personally yanked a joint out of her mouth.
Gang violence on LA's streets decreased dramatically, and experts say the tactics used in the turnaround could serve as a model to cities across the country.
Advocates and criminal justice experts describe the enormous number of misdemeanor arrests as part of the “broken windows” theory of policing, championed by NYPD Commissioner William Bratton.
Protesters have put out a call to converge on the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting event.
The latest casualty of New York City's controversial policing scheme, which critics say targets people of color for victimless crimes, was a young man waiting for the subway in Brooklyn.
Sick of harsh federal policies and gridlock in Washington, NYC officials are set to box out the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from messing with city prisoners suspected of being in the country illegally.
In an angry press conference, police union reps pretty much blamed everyone but police officers for the choking death of Eric Garner.
NYC officials indicted 103 alleged gang members yesterday — and a lot of them got busted because of their social media posts.
In the extreme and cruel death of a homeless, mentally ill veteran, we see the intersection of a number of ills plaguing US “justice.”