Category Archives: Police

What They Don’t Tell You About NYC Crime Data

Any study on “safety” would always be subjective.  What is “safe?”  It is a feeling, not a fact.  It is relative, and highly impacted by the media’s reporting of crimes- both near and far.  Looking at the NYPD’s crime reporting, … Continue reading

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Crashing the System with Stop and Frisk

The Floyd v. New York class action suit, to hold the city accountable for hundreds of thousands of baseless harassments by the NYPD, is the affordable option for NYC taxpayers and the court system.  If each plaintiff were to bring a … Continue reading

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Unprison 2011-2013 Index

Below you will find an index of the articles written over the past several years for Unprison.  Readers are encouraged, as issues arise in your area, to utilize the research, analysis, and opinions presented below.  Some of these have appeared elsewhere, … Continue reading

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The Coming Revolt of The Guards… in New York City?

Whether it is the war in Vietnam or Afghanistan… or whether the practices of a large police department: the most certain way to change directions is through a revolt of those who carry out the laws and policies of the … Continue reading

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