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Broken Policing

Broken Policing A silent march against “Stop and Frisk,” New York City, June 2012. (Photo available at https://www.flickr .com/photos/fleshmanpix/7399469430.) ©2012 by Michael Fleshman (CC BY-SA 2.0) 579993 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796015579993New Labor ForumThompson research-article2015 New Labor Forum 2015, Vol. 24(2) 42 –47 Broken Policing: The Origins of Copyright © 2015, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: the “Broken Windows” Policy sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1095796015579993 nlf.sagepub.com J. Phillip Thompson Keywords policing, politics, racism, democracy, New York City Recent protests, including against New York Brown (who later became Mayor of Houston), City Mayor Bill de Blasio by the Patrolmen’s as NYPD Commissioner; far less scrutiny was Benevolent Association, reflect frustrations given to the Transit Chief position. Broken win- about racist criminal justice that have been build- dows policing for NYC Transit mainly entailed ing up for decades. In 1992, at a rally called by cracking down on minor offenses such as turnstile the PBA, ten thousand off-duty cops surrounded jumping. The strategy produced some quick New York City Hall to protest then-Mayor David results—one in seven fare evaders had prior war- Dinkins’ decision to establish an independent rants out for their arrests, and one in twenty-one (not internal to NYPD) Civilian Complaint http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Labor Forum SAGE

Broken Policing

New Labor Forum , Volume 24 (2): 6 – May 1, 2015

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A silent march against “Stop and Frisk,” New York City, June 2012. (Photo available at https://www.flickr .com/photos/fleshmanpix/7399469430.) ©2012 by Michael Fleshman (CC BY-SA 2.0) 579993 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796015579993New Labor ForumThompson research-article2015 New Labor Forum 2015, Vol. 24(2) 42 –47 Broken Policing: The Origins of Copyright © 2015, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: the “Broken Windows” Policy sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1095796015579993 nlf.sagepub.com J. Phillip Thompson Keywords policing, politics, racism, democracy, New York City Recent protests, including against New York Brown (who later became Mayor of Houston), City Mayor Bill de Blasio by the Patrolmen’s as NYPD Commissioner; far less scrutiny was Benevolent Association, reflect frustrations given to the Transit Chief position. Broken win- about racist criminal justice that have been build- dows policing for NYC Transit mainly entailed ing up for decades. In 1992, at a rally called by cracking down on minor offenses such as turnstile the PBA, ten thousand off-duty cops surrounded jumping. The strategy produced some quick New York City Hall to protest then-Mayor David results—one in seven fare evaders had prior war- Dinkins’ decision to establish an independent rants out for their arrests, and one in twenty-one (not internal to NYPD) Civilian Complaint

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Published: May 1, 2015

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