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New York’s ‘stop-and-frisk’ policy declared unconstitutional

New York’s ‘stop-and-frisk’ policy declared unconstitutional

| August 28, 2013

The stop-and-frisk policy practiced by the New York City police department was little more than “indirect racial profiling,” according to a federal judge who ruled that police routinely violated the 4th and 14th amendment rights of blacks and Latinos.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg scoffed at the ruling, saying, “This is a very dangerous decision made by a judge who I think does not understand how policing works.”

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