Latin Post: “Stop-and-Frisk” Shows Promise in Reducing Crime Rates, But Were Minorities Intentionally Targeted?

“However, based on recent data, the number of stops multiplied increasingly, in 2011 and ended up reaching more than 600,000 instances. In 2013 it reached 191,851. During his three terms as a mayor of New York City, the number of stops based on the records of the police reached an approximate 5,081,689.

According to the director of impact litigation at the Bronx Defenders, Jenn Rolnick-Borchetta, during the massive implementation of the policy, the feeling of the community is that there seems to be a war between the police officers and certain minority groups.”

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