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Stop and Frisk

The Supreme Court has upheld stop and frisk under the Fourth Amendment. So long as officers have reasonable suspicion that a crime has been committed, is about to be committed or is in the process of being committed, they can stop a suspect.   448 more words

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Police Force as Entities for Protection, or Profit?

An issue not being explored nearly enough in the frenzy around police-involved shootings is the underlying public policy challenge municipalities across the country are grappling with – how to financially sustain cities. 346 more words

Proposed Ordinance Would End 'Stop And Frisk' In Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new ordinance could put an end to the so-called stop-and-frisk practice by Chicago police.

Ald. Joe Moreno and Ald. Roberto Maldonado will introduce the Stop Act at City Council today. 148 more words