FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Facial Recognition

Ask The Expert

Roger Rodriguez

Manager of Image Analytics

Top News

S.F. Mayor Drops Stop-and-Frisk Plan

August 07, 2012  | 

CC_Flickr: Thomas Hawk
CC_Flickr: Thomas Hawk

San Francisco's mayor has dropped plans to implement New York City's stop-and-frisk policy, after community leaders criticized the plan, saying it would lead to racial profiling.

Mayor Ed Lee said he would instead rely on targeted police enforcement, crime-tracking software and increased involvement by ministers to combat the gun violence that has plagued some of the city's most crime-ridden neighborhoods, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.

Mayor Lee initially proposed the idea in June, which led to a Board of Supervisors resolution urging him not to implement a policy that has drawn controversy and a civil rights lawsuit in New York City.


NYPD Stop-and-Frisks Fall 34%

S.F. Mayor Considers 'Stop and Frisk' Plan

Comments (4)

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4

Jeff @ 8/7/2012 6:30 PM

Perhaps the SF officers could wear blindfolds...

Rob @ 8/7/2012 7:33 PM

And exactly what is this "policy". NYPD is supposed to be following the law - period. There is no "policy" - unless it is to harass cops constantly for numbers, including UF-250's (stop and frisk reports).

Bob@Az. @ 8/8/2012 10:46 PM

Damn, this is better then the sunday comics!! " community leaders"?? Ministers getting involved? Just what the hell is Lee smoking? If these little turds were spending any time in church, outside of stealing the statues and everything not nailed down, they wouldn't be out killing each other. Have you noticed that these bangers all have religious tats? Jesus, the Virgin Mary,etc all over their backs and chests sure proves the impact the "ministers" have. Somebody please flush this bowl.

Fed Cop @ 8/9/2012 9:26 AM

This is a "Terry Stop"! The areas they were going to do this was the Tenderloin and Hunter's Point areas. This is where all the gun crimes are. But that's OK, the community now feels safer now that they know the bad ol' po po won't be allowed to search anyone. And they'll be able to complain that the police are not doing enough to end gun violence. It's a win-win for the POS'

Join the Discussion

POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Second Wounded Boston Officer Leaves Hospital
The second of two officers shot in East Boston nearly two weeks ago has been released from...
Suspect Arrested for Threatening Detroit Police Chief
A suspect accused of making making threats against Detroit Police Chief James Craig and...
Atlanta Initiative Allowing Officers to Buy Homes Near Patrol Areas
In an effort to make the high-crime area of Vine City in downtown Atlanta more secure,...
Video: Suspect Shoots at CA Police Car as Civilian Rides Along
A suspect shot out the windshield of a patrol car containing a new officer and a civilian...
NM Sheriff's Lieutenant Killed in Motorcycle Crash
New Mexico State Police are investigating a single vehicle motorcycle crash that claimed...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Zip Code:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine