Sunday, December 30, 2012

NYPD Stop And Frisks: 15 Shocking Facts About A Controversial Program

 New York City stopped and searched more young black men in 2011 than there are young black men in NYC.

 1. "In Brownsville, Brooklyn In 2009, 93 Out Of Every 100 Residents Were Stopped By The NYPD"

2. The NYPD Can Stop And Frisk You In Your Building

3. A Hugely Disproportional Number Of Blacks And Latinos Are Stopped And Frisked By The NYPD: Black 53%
- White, Asian... 13.3% - Latino 33.7%.

4. The NYPD Is Stop-And-Frisk Happy

5. More Young Black Men Were Stopped By The NYPD In 2011 Than There Are Young Black Men in New York City

6. The NYPD Can Was Allowed To Stop And Frisk You In A Livery Cab

7. The NYPD Uses Force Against Black And Latinos More Than Whites

8. With Huge Increase In Stop And Frisks, Only Minor Increase In Guns Found

9. Small Percentage Actually Involved In Violent Crime

10. NYPD Will Stop You For 'Inappropriate Attire Off Season'

11. Many Stops Are Unconstitutional

12. The Vast Majority Of Those Stopped Are Innocent

14. The NYPD Faces Numerous Stop And Frisk Lawsuits

15. Stop And Frisks Don't Always Drive Down Murder Statistics

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