Stop-and-Frisk

Growing Calls for Police Reform in Philadelphia and Chicago

Two new reports released this week back them up.

Study: Where Stop-and-Frisk Goes, Trauma Follows

In the first survey of young men on stop-and-frisk’s impact on their mental health.

Watch: Stop-and-Frisk and Police-Community Relations in the U.S.

Livestream begins today at 12 p.m. EST.

Boston Has a Stop-And-Frisk Problem, New ACLU Report Says

Could reform be on the horizon?

Justice Department to Begin Collecting Racial Profiling Data

The Justice Department will start tabulating stop-and-frisk frequency and racial bias.

Court Date Set for Phila. Teen Alleging Sexual Assault By Police

Darrin Manning faces criminal charges from an arrest in which he says a female police officer injured his genitals.

Phila. Teen Claims Stop-And-Frisk Led to Injured Genitals

The 16-year-old says that a female officer squeezed his genitals so hard that it ruptured his testicle.

How it Feels to be a Whistleblower

Four years after making secret recordings that proved racial profiling in the New York Police Department, Officer Adhyl Polanco is still paying the price.

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for 'Trespassing' at His Workplace

Earl Sampson has been stopped and questioned 258 times, searched at least 100 times, arrested 62 times, and jailed 56 times by Miami Gardens Police, all in and around his workplace.

Ray Kelly Gets Booed Off Stage by Brown University Students

More than 100 Brown students demanded Commissioner Kelly end the controversial NYPD stop-and-frisk tactic during a scheduled talk.

NY Police Union Joins Lawsuit Against Stop-and-Frisk Law

The NYPD’s largest police union joined Michael Bloomberg’s lawsuit to halt stop-and-frisk policy reforms.

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

In ‘American Secrets: New York City,’ artists Akil b STRANGe, MC Grizzz, and AJ Cincotta-Eichenfield produced and audiovisual response to the NYPD’s controversial policy.

Watch an NYPD Officer Speak Out Against Stop-and-Frisk

Adhyl Polanco talks in detail about what drove his opposition to the NYPD’s most controversial policing tactic.

Has Stop-and-Frisk Been Replaced by Youth Surveillance?

An article in today’s New York Times claims the NYPD is increasingly monitoring social media for youth gang activity.

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

Undercover documents expose extensive mosque surveillance in New York.

South Asian New Yorkers Speak Out Against Stop and Frisk

Because they’re being targeted, too.

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

Actor Kal Penn calls stop-and-frisk ‘sound policy,’ says blacks and Latinos commit the most crimes

Here's Why Stop-and-Frisk Shouldn't Stop You From Going Places

In light of Monday’s ruling by a federal court judge in New York City that Stop-and-Frisk unlawfully targets people on the basis of race, here’s a video from a local campaign.

Judge Rules That NYC's Stop-and-Frisk Violates Rights, Orders Monitor

A federal judge ruled on Monday that the New York City Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk policy unlawfully targeted people on the basis of race.

NYPD to Clear Stop-and-Frisk Names Database

The New York Civil Liberties Union reached an agreement with New York City yesterday to remove the names of people whose cases were dismissed after being stopped.