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Stop and Frisk?

May 1, 2014

Many people who use the term "stop and frisk" fail to realize that there actually is no such concept in the law, and that the phrase "stop and frisk" couples two constitutionally distinct activities that do not necessarily coincide. This misunderstanding is easily traced to the coincidence in Terry v. Ohio.

Video: NYPD Top Cop Defends Stop-and-Frisk

August 19, 2013
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly appeared on several public affairs shows Sunday to defend the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy, saying city crime rates would increase following a judge's ruling that the stops are unconstitutional.

Judge: NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Unconstitutional

August 12, 2013
U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin also called for an independent monitor to oversee major changes to the policy including training, supervision, monitoring, and discipline.

NYPD Settles Stop-and-Frisk Database Lawsuit

August 7, 2013
The NYPD has agreed to stop keeping the names and addresses of people who've been targets of stop-and-frisks, a civil rights group announced Wednesday.

NYC Mayor Vetoes NYPD Oversight

July 24, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vetoed a pair of measures to create an NYPD inspector general and allow people to sue over racial profiling by officers.

NYPD Inspector: I Never Punished Cops On Quotas

May 14, 2013
A New York City police deputy inspector who was secretly recorded by a subordinate testified that he never punished officers if they didn't meet quotas and didn't order race-based stops.

NYPD Whistle Blowers Testify In Stop-Frisk Trial

April 29, 2013
Officer Pedro Serrano and other whistle blowers took the stand in a civil rights case challenging some of the 5 million street stops made by police in the past decade using a tactic known as stop and frisk.

NYPD Begins Testing Handgun Scanners

January 23, 2013
The NYPD will soon deploy new technology allowing police to detect guns carried by criminals without using the typical pat-down procedure, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Wednesday.

Stop and Frisk Goes On Trial In NYC

October 15, 2012
A hearing starting in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan today is the result of a class action lawsuit filed by the New York Civil Liberties Union challenging the NYPD's "Operation Clean Halls" where officers patrol halls of residential buildings.

Video: NYPD Cop Calls Teen 'F**king Mutt' During Stop-and-Frisk

October 11, 2012
An NYPD officer told a 16-year-old student he stopped him because he was "a f**king mutt" in audio captured by the teen and included in a report from The Nation criticizing the agency's stop-and-frisk policy.

NYPD Cop's Stop-and-Frisk Stop

October 11, 2012

An NYPD officer told a 16-year-old teen he stopped him because he was "a f***ing mutt" in audio captured by the teen and included in a report from The Nation criticizing the agency's stop-and-frisk policy. Read the full story here.

Video: Ark. Man Shot In Squad Told Girlfriend He Had a Gun

August 23, 2012
Police in Jonesboro, Ark., say the girlfriend of a man shot to death in the back of a squad car told an investigator he had called her from the car and said he had a gun.

NYPD Stop-and-Frisks Fall 34%

August 3, 2012
The number of police stop-and-frisks has declined a whopping 34 percent between the first and second quarters of the year, officials said Friday.

Murder Rate Rises As Philly Controls Stop-and-Frisk

July 11, 2012
New York City leaders considering reining in the department's stop-and-frisk policy amid criticism from civil liberties groups have looked to Philadelphia for a possible model.

LAPD Adopts Policy for Transgender Stops

April 13, 2012
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has issued a new policy covering how officers must deal with members of the transgender community during stops and searches.

Civil Rights Suit Filed Against NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk

March 29, 2012
The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against New York City and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, claiming officers conducted suspicionless stops inside private buildings.

Four Famous Cases

December 2, 2011

The decade of the 1960s gave us four of the most significant cases that apply to our daily work: Mapp, Brady, Miranda, and Terry. These four are among the most prominent criminal law cases you should know more about to understand how we got to where we are.

Stop and Identify

October 1, 2004

During a temporary detention, does a person have a duty to identify himself or herself to the detaining officer? Can a person be arrested for refusing to do so? The answer to both questions is, "Sometimes."

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