by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 17, 2014
The consequences of over-policing extend beyond issues of civil liberties.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on October 9, 2014
African Americans make up less than a quarter of Boston's population but almost two thirds of recorded police stops.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on July 22, 2014
Blacks in the city are 2.5 times more likely to be stopped than whites, and 3.1 times more likely to be frisked.
by Aviva Shen Posted on January 30, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio officially moved to drop the appeal of stop-and-frisk on Thursday and started hammering out the details of the reform process.
by Aviva Shen Posted on January 16, 2014
The NYPD has drastically reduced its stop-and-frisk program under pressure, but the controversial practice is gaining traction in other cities.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 23, 2013 Updated: February 7, 2014
Officer Wilson Gonzalez admitted he was wrong to frisk a father going to pick up his son for walking in and out of a building, and had no basis for issuing him a summons, either.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 18, 2013
The findings from one of the first prosecutions for wrongful stop-and-frisks paints a story of NYPD abuse.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 17, 2013 Updated: August 4, 2014
In one of several reported incidents, police allegedly ejected Angel Zayas so he could not photograph the stop-and-frisk of a Hispanic man, at a time when NYPD was fending criticism over aggressive and discriminatory use of the tactic.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 11, 2013 Updated: December 11, 2013
Macy's, Barneys, and other New York department stores are under investigation for targeting minorities in false shoplifting allegations.
by Nicole Flatow, Josh Israel Posted on December 5, 2013
Will police veteran Bill Bratton reform Ray Kelly's policies on stop-and-frisk, racial profiling,and other issues that particularly affect minorities?