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NYPD Officers Receive New Stop-And-Frisk Rules With Tight New Restrictions

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — NYPD officers on Tuesday received new official guidelines for use of the stop-and-frisk method, in response to a federal ruling that concluded that the method discriminated against minorities. 736 more words

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New Report Finds Philadelphia's Stop And Frisk Still Targets Minorities

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Civil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally. 283 more words

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More Than Half of Philly Police "Frisks" Conducted without Reasonable Suspicion- ACLU Monitor

By Kenneth Lipp

The Philadelphia Police Department has again been delinquent in its obligations under a 4 year old Consent Decree concerning racially disparate “stop and frisk” searches,  says a legal monitor appointed to audit the PPD’s compliance with the decree known as the… 847 more words

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The violence of gentrification

By Urooj Rahman

Recent news coverage and events around the country have riled up discussions about the militarization of police and the over-policing of certain communities, predominantly neighborhoods of working and middle class people of color. 977 more words

Broken Windows Policing

"People Have Told Me About Stops!": The Chief Justice Has Never Been Pulled Over In His Life

In a little-noticed hearing last month, the Supreme Court considered Rodriguez v. United States, a case involving the Fourth Amendment’s protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. 1,032 more words

Minorities

Cop Unions Call for State to Bar City Regulations on Police

Leaders of two of the city’s largest police unions today called upon the state to declare a moratorium on municipal laws affecting police policy—an apparent effort by the unions to block “ 486 more words

State Senate