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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 )

- 1758 days ago -
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
Lawmaker: NYPD Police Sting Is Misguided
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, law, humans, government, NYPD, freedoms, education, crime, culture, society, rights, usa )

- 2590 days ago -
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
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 )

- 2191 days ago -
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.
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 )

- 1360 days ago -
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.

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