Conservative commentators warned for years that reining in stop-and-frisk would unleash a wave of violence and disorder. Instead, the number of police stops is down—and so is crime.
A new report looks back on 11 years of a controversial policy.
The mayor’s move to settle a lawsuit over the NYPD practice closes one chapter in the history of the NYPD. The next one is now being written.
Read the rules that federal judges are supposed to live by–and that the judge in the NYPD case allegedly broke.
In light of the federal judge’s ruling that the NYPD practice violated people’s rights, check out our coverage of the neighborhood that saw the most intense use of the strategy.
How relevant are murder statistics—or even more comprehensive violent crime numbers—in evaluating stop and frisk?
On May 13, 2011, police made 56 stops in one sector of the 75th precinct. A minute-by-minute account of who was stopped, why and what happened.
No precinct saw more police stops in 2011 than the 75th in East New York, and no patrol sector in the 7-5 had more encounters than Sector E. There, realism about crime and resentment of the police go hand-in-hand.