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An up-to-date archive of major press coverage of CCR's work and opinion pieces. Articles are available either on the original publisher's site or as a PDF.
"Stop and frisk" yielding no more arrests; 762 guns
Increase in Police stops Fuels Intense Debate
Four more prisoners have been moved to secretive prison units known as Communication Management Units, or CMUs, Democracy Now! reports. CMUs are the subject of a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights
An analysis of police department data found blacks and Latinos were nine time as likely as whites to get stopped and frisked by New York City police last year, but they were no more likely…
The Center for Constitutional Rights has revealed that blacks and Latinos in New York are nine times more likely to be stopped on the street and "frisked" by local police officers, according to the New York Times.…
Commentary on inflammatory media coverage of NYPD
Two city council members told the Voice this week that orders given by precinct supervisors in Bedford-Stuyvesant's 81st Precinct appeared to encourage officers to violate the civil rights of local residents.
Newspaper, Not Police, Is Biased
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit against the NYPD on Wednesday, claiming that the department’s database of people it has stopped and frisked, but cleared of criminal charges, violates constitutional…