NYPD's Controversial Stop-and-Frisk Policy: Racial Profiling or 'Proactive Policing'?

Talk to a teenager of color living in Harlem or the Bronx and chances are they will have a story to tell about life under "stop and frisk." Known as a "250" within the New York Police Department, the right to stop, question and pat down anyone deemed reasonably suspicious is a Supreme Court-approved tactic available to law enforcement across the country. But few departments in the world stop more people than the NYPD -- over 1.2 million in the last two years. And while black and Hispanic...Full Story
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