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Black Officer Edwin Raymond Slams NYPD With Lawsuit Over Quota-Based Policing And Discrimination

Photo Credit: New York Times

Edwin Raymond, an eight year veteran of the New York Police Department, is heading a class action lawsuit involving 12 other black and latino police officers against ‘New York’s Finest,’ alleging that the NYPD is instructing its officers to satisfy predetermined numerary objectives for arrests and tickets every month. In other words, the quota system the department …

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In NYC, where ‘stranger rapes’ are on the rise, access to statistics locked down due to victim privacy concerns

A cab in Upper Manhattan. Many stranger rapes occur in what the police call “for-hire vehicles.”

(Karsten Moran for The New York Times)

Rapes by attackers previously unknown to their victims, known as ‘stranger rapes’ are occurring at an escalating rate in New York City.  While only 117 ‘stranger rapes’ were reported in 2014, the city reported 166 in 2015, and last year those numbers per month increased over the course of the …

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