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Legal Aid Claims Police are Still Making Illegal Marijuana Arrests

The New York City Police Department is expected to head to court soon over what Legal Aid charges are illegal arrest practices for marijuana possession.

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Raising The Age: One Step Towards Fixing The Juvenile Criminal System

A campaign aimed at helping young offenders may be reaching a critical turning point

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Sounding Off On Stop and Frisk

Bronx Ink reporters fanned out over 12 neighborhoods last week to capture the stories and thoughts from Bronx residents about law enforcement tactics.

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Skepticism over East Tremont Initiative to Fight Crime with Whistles

The program aims to distribute whistles that elderly citizens will blow if they are in danger.

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Troubled Teen Charged with Killing his Mother

Neighbors and community members said Darwin Jackson, charged with the murder of his mother Tihesha Savage, was moody and distant.

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Bronx District Attorney Curbs Stop-and-Frisk Abuses

Bronx prosecutors are the first in the city to require police to justify in person each stop-and-frisk trespassing arrest.

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Bernard Kerik Hovers Over the DiTommaso Perjury Trial

“These defendants thought that Bernard B. Kerik had juice, power and influence,” the Bronx prosecutor argued in the Sept. 27 perjury trial of two friends of the jailed former police commissioner.

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Pelham Residents Take Security into Their Own Hands

Rocked by two unsolved murders, community leaders in the relatively peaceful Pelham Parkway Houses are working to get residents involved in crime prevention.

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