Criminal Law

Blacks, Latinos still targeted for street stops

Stop-and-frisk incidents, and the use of force on blacks and Latinos, still occur too frequently, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.

The watchdog group praises the nation’s largest police for reducing street stops from a high of 685,000 in 2011 to less than 12,000 in 2017. But it noted that based on a report by a federal monitor, not all stops are documented, as required. And the city’s adherence to broken-windows policing often leads to stops that don’t result in an arrest or summons, eroding the public’s trust.

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