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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, left to right. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Azipaybarah
Crime

A Roundup of Our Best Posts on Stop-and-Frisk

Posted August 13, 2013 by Kelly Virella

Here are the best three posts we’ve written on stop-and-frisk and racial profiling over the past two years, including some original investigative journalism.

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NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, Courtesy David Shankbone Wikimedia Commons
Crime

NYPD Defends Stop-and-Frisk With Dumb Example

Posted January 9, 2013 by Kelly Virella

A young black male wearing sneakers, a hoodie and sagging pants does not constitute reasonable suspicion.

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Retired NYPD Officer Howard Henderson spoke out against the misuse of stop-and-frisk. Photo by Amanda Moses.
Crime

Police Officers Testify Against Stop-and-Frisk at Queens Hearing

Posted October 25, 2012 by Amanda Moses

Three officers — two retired and one suspended — advocated for changes to stop-and-frisk.

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Jodie Nichole, a co-organizer of the group Stop Stop-and-Frisk. Photo by Amanda Aponte-Moss
Brooklyn

Brooklyn Stop-and-Frisk Hearing Turns Rancorous

Posted October 24, 2012 by Amanda Moses

Tempers flared as residents unleashed an onslaught of emotions, recalling scarring experiences with stop-and-frisk.

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Talib Kweli at the 2009 Rocks the Bells music festival in Calgary, Canada. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Duncan Kinney.
Crime

Talib Kweli Speaks Out Against Stop-and-Frisk

Posted October 1, 2012 by Kelly Virella

The movement to change the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy got a boost Friday from the celebrity.

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