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Feds Oppose NYPD Over Stop and Frisk

Thursday June 13, 2013 4:42 AM - 2 Comments

nypd-unitThe Obama administration is taking a side in the controversial NYPD stop-and-frisk trial. The Justice Department notified city officials on Wednesday that it is preparing a brief that will back the plaintiffs from the Center for Constitutional Rights, who argue that city police officers are stopping people based on their race.

The move makes it more likely that the trial judge will appoint a federal monitor to oversee the department. Mayor Bloomberg’s expansion of the stop-and-frisk program resulted in 533,042 stops last year, 87 percent of them on blacks or Latinos. DOJ officials have until Thursday to file the brief.

Read more at New York Post.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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2 Responses to “Feds Oppose NYPD Over Stop and Frisk”

1. Comment from Anonymous
Time June 13, 2013 at 6:48 AM

Yep, yep. The king hussain administration comes down opposing proper law and order, in every way. This crime-fighting kept NYC a lot safer. Remember NYC 20 years ago? king hussain wants a lawless country, where he can do as he wishes…..

2. Comment from Brandt Hardin
Time June 21, 2013 at 8:10 PM

“Stop and Frisk” is a breach of civil rights for anyone stopped, regardless of their race. The actions and abuse by the NYPD are filling the very definition of a “Police State” where citizens are under never ending scrutiny in order for cops meet a quota designed to turn profits. You can read much more about our Justice System running amuck and how they’ve violated civil liberties across the country in the name of the almighty dollar at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-privatized-police-state.html

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