Stop & Frisk

New Report, Book Reveal Depths of NYPD Spying on Muslims

  In the midst of intense scrutiny of the New York Police Department’s racial and religious profiling policies, a group of Muslim youths say they were beaten by NYPD officers late last month in a Bronx park. Two sisters, ages … Continued

Judge: New York’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy is Unconstitutional

In a landmark victory for civil rights, a federal judge ruled Monday that the New York Police Department’s problematic stop-and-frisk policy violates constitutional rights and must be changed.  The ruling comes after a four-month-long trial that has shined light on sanctioned racial profiling in the … Continued

NYC Mayor Threatens to Veto Bills that Protect Citizens from “Stop & Frisk”

Last week, the New York City Council voted to approve police oversight bills meant to end discriminatory policing that critics say have unfairly and unconstitutionally targeted the city’s communities of color.  The decisions to pass the Community Safety Act and to create … Continued

Obama Administration Supports Monitor if ‘Stop & Frisk’ Struck Down

A few days ago the Obama Administration came out in support of a court appointed monitor in the event that stop and frisk is struck down. New York’s Stop and Frisk trial is nearly over and the city only awaits the … Continued