Posts Tagged ‘Stop and Frisk’

‘Stop and Frisk’ is Over, But Low-Level NYPD Encounters Now Raise Concerns | City Limits

‘Stop and Frisk’ is Over, But Low-Level NYPD Encounters Now Raise Concerns | City Limits

By Katarina Zimmer and Elise Hansen One fall evening about two years ago, a man named Dister was walking with a friend in Washington Heights, near 173rd Street, when he was abruptly approached by a pair of police officers. “Hey, where you guys going? Are you coming from a train station?” Dister recalls them asking […]


Uptowners Rally Downtown Against Stop-and-Frisk | The Uptowner

Uptowners Rally Downtown Against Stop-and-Frisk | The Uptowner

By Kaitlyn Wells Protesters, many from Harlem and Washington Heights, gathered in Union Square yesterday afternoon to demonstrate against police brutality and stop-and-frisk tactics. The October 22 Coalition, which organized the rally, planned events in cities across the country for a national day of protest against “the criminalization of a generation.” Similar protests were scheduled […]


Thousands March Silently Down Fifth Avenue to Protest Stop-and-Frisk Policies | NY Times

Thousands March Silently Down Fifth Avenue to Protest Stop-and-Frisk Policies | NY Times

By JOHN LELAND and COLIN MOYNIHAN In a slow, somber procession, several thousand demonstrators conducted a silent march on Sunday down Fifth Avenue to protest the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policies, which the organizers say single out minority groups and create an atmosphere of martial law for the city’s black and Latino residents. Two […]

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