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Brown University could discipline students who disrupted lecture by NYC police commissioner

Student protesters who cut short a lecture by New York City’s police commissioner last week at Brown University could face disciplinary action. Audience members at the lecture by Ray Kelly rose up in their seats Oct. 29 and recited a statement opposing the New York police department’s stop-and-frisk policy, which…

Protesters shout down NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly at Brown University

Protesters shouted down New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly at Brown University, forcing the cancellation of his planned lecture. More than 100 students and activists on Tuesday protested the police department’s stop-and-frisk policy, which a judge found had unfairly targeted minorities, and its surveillance of Muslims. As Kelly began…