‘Stop and Frisk’ Stirs Up, Rather than Deters, Youth Crime

July 26, 2013 | by Maia Szalavitz | TIME

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As “stop and frisk” policies continue to stop the innocent, one study suggests that these policies may increase delinquency, rather than reduce it. These studies argue for more positive interactions between youth and law enforcement.

As “stop and frisk” policies continue to stop the innocent, one study suggests that these policies may increase delinquency, rather than reduce it. These studies argue for more positive interactions between youth and law enforcement.