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Please Sigh: NYPD Takes Excessive Force Too Far - Pinning Down Pregnant Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, excessive force, police brutality, human rights, non-violent crimes, Pregnant woman pinned down by cops, Sandra Amezquita )

Susan
- 78 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
NYPD is under investigation for a rash of incidents where excessive force was used. But one of the latest - a pin-down of a pregnant woman - puts an innocent unborn child at risk. She was thrown, belly-down onto the street, her hands held behind her.
New York's Stop and Frisk Tactic Leaves Lasting Mark
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, stop and frisk policy, NYPD, society, culture, law, government, freedoms, ethics, crime, americans, violence )

Cal
- 477 days ago - ipsnews.net
Stop and frisk, as it's popularly known, allows police officers to stop and search persons under reasonable suspicion they are involved in criminal activity. It's a staple tactic in New York's zero-tolerance approach to policing and has become the modus o
TAKE ACTION NOW! Investigate Police Discrimination in New York's Stop and Frisk Policy
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, law, stop and frisk policy, NYPD, government, freedoms, culture, rights, society, usa, activists )

Cal
- 909 days ago - forcechange.com
The stop and frisk program in New York is not a minor problem, and does not appear to be slowing down soon. In 2011, 685,724 individuals were subjected to stop and frisk searches in New York City; of those stopped, 88% were not charged with any crime.
Lawmaker: NYPD Police Sting Is Misguided
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, law, humans, government, NYPD, freedoms, education, crime, culture, society, rights, usa )

Cal
- 1308 days ago - upi.com
New York City officials say the Police department is creating crime by leaving purses of money in public places and arresting those who pick them up
   

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