Change to New York’s Stop and Frisk Practices

Earlier this month Governor Patterson signed legislation that made a computerized network of stop and frisk data illegal. The database was used to track names and information about people who had been stopped, though they had rarely done anything wrong. This data was then often used to make future stops on people who had done nothing more than made themselves available to police searches and questioning. Continue reading “Change to New York’s Stop and Frisk Practices”