Stop-and-Frisk Practice Violated Rights, Judge Rules

Stop-and-Frisk Practice Violated Rights, Judge Rules

August 12, 2013 | by Joseph Goldstein | New York Times

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A federal judge has recently ruled that New York’s stop-and-frisk tactics have violated the rights of minorities. In the ruling, a number of remedies to the program were ordered, including a pilot program where officers would wear body cameras in order to record street encounters. While this ruling is not an order to end the practice, new remedies were ordered to protect the rights of New Yorkers.

To learn about NCCD’s work to reduce racial disparity, click here.

A federal judge has recently ruled that New York’s stop-and-frisk tactics have violated the rights of minorities. In the ruling, a number of remedies to the program were ordered, including a pilot program where officers would wear body cameras in order to record street encounters. While this ruling is not an order to end the practice, new remedies were ordered to protect the rights of New Yorkers.

To learn about NCCD’s work to reduce racial disparity, click here.