For years, those who questioned the NYPD's vast stop-and-frisk program were told by its supporters that it was an essential crime fighting tool. But four years after stop-and-frisk's peak of nearly 700,000 stops in 2011, an analysis of NYPD data shows serious crimes have fallen significantly, as stop-and-frisks have declined drastically. This analysis dispels the myth that the massive, discriminatory stop-and-frisk program was necessary to keep New York safe.
Title:: Stop-and-Frisk Down: Safety Up
Publication date: 2015-12-01
Publication Year: 2015
North America / United States (Northeastern) / New York / New York City
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