Wednesday, February 15, 2012
NBC New York
City police officers stopped and questioned 684,330 people on the street last year.
The number of so-called "stop and frisks" is rising.
City police officers stopped and questioned 684,330 people on the street last year, a record since the NYPD began yearly tallies of the tactic in 2002 and a 14 percent increase over 2010.
It couldn't be determined how many people were patted down during the encounters, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Typically, half of the potential suspects who are stopped are frisked or searched...[Full Article]
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