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Presumed guilty: Why is there no punishment for racial profiling?

Twenty-five states have passed legislation to discourage racial profiling but only 12 of those actually ban it. States that penalize police found guilty of profiling? Five.Full story

NYPD oversight plans vetoed; override vote due

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed the most ambitious plan proposed in years for oversight of the New York Police Department, setting up an override showdown between him and lawmakers. Full story

Possible Homeland Security pick tainted by racial profiling accusations

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, who could be a candidate for Secretary of Homeland Security, has aggressively defended New York's stop-and-frisk policies. Full story

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Correction: Student-Terror Charges story

AP: Lawyer says teenage NY terror suspect autistic

NYC cases show crooked cops' abuse of FBI database

Bloomberg's legacy under fire for police tactics in NY City

In rebuff to Bloomberg, New York City Council curbs police power

NYPD expands surveillance net to fight crime as well as terrorism

New York police sued over surveillance of Muslims

Justice Dept steps into NYC stop-and-frisk lawsuit

More than two dozen people shot over hot New York City weekend

Judge in NY 'stop and frisk' trial mulls cameras for police

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  CIA report: 4 agents embedded with NYPD

Author Chris Dickey joins Betty Nguyen to talk about his book “Securing the City: Inside America’s Best Counterterror Fore--The NYPD” and the latest report from the New York Times about the relationship between the NYPD and CIA.

  Unanswered questions and missed opportunities in Cleveland

What might police have missed in Cleveland that could have helped them find the kidnapping victims sooner? Rev. Sharpton discusses with a former U.S. Attorney and NYPD detective.

  A look inside the Muslim community

Reps. Peter King and Keith Ellison discuss the role of the Muslim community in the Middle East and the United States.

  Security lessons learned from the Boston attacks

MSNBC’s Alex Witt interviews Christopher Dickey, Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Editor for Newsweek and The Daily Beast and author of Securing the City: Inside America’s Best Counterterror Force—The NYPD. They discuss counterterror technology, securing cities from terror plots, and lessons learn

  'Soup Nazi' rewrites gunmaker

One gun manufacturer in Florida tried to use the well-known likeness of the “Soup Nazi” from Seinfeld, but the actor behind the character says not so fast. Actor Larry Thomas joins MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell

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