New Yorkers Say They’ve Been Ignored In Stop-And-Frisk Fight

By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press. -

Eight years after a judge ruled New York City police violated the constitution by stopping, questioning and frisking mostly Black and Hispanic people on the street en masse, people in communities [...]

Stop-and-Frisk Settlement In Milwaukee Lawsuit Is A Wakeup Call For Police Nationwide

By Staff, -

In a banner day for police reform, the city of Milwaukee has entered into a settlement agreement to end practices amounting to a decade-long stop-and-frisk program that resulted in hundreds of [...]

This Is What Stop And Frisk Is, And Why It’s Unconstitutional

By Natasha Noman, -

By Natasha Noman for Mic - The controversial stop-and-frisk policy instituted by the New York Police Department in 1999 allowed law enforcement to stop any civilian on the street and search their [...]

Newark Police To Revamp Stop-And-Frisk In Civil Rights Accord

By Joseph Ax, -

By Joseph Ax for Reuters - Police in Newark, New Jersey, will institute sweeping reforms to resolve allegations of widespread civil-rights violations under the supervision of a federal monitor, [...]

Chicago Police Agree To Reforms Of Stop & Frisk

By Margaret Paulson, -

By Margaret Paulson for Chicagoist - The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois and the Chicago Police Department have struck an agreement to have an independent monitor evaluate the [...]

Philadelphia Police Continue To Stop Tens Of Thousands Illegally

By ACLU, -

The ACLU of Pennsylvania and the law firm of Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg, LLP, filed a report today as part of the monitoring process of the 2011 consent decree in Bailey v. [...]

NYPD Latest: Bicycling While Black

By Irene Chidinma Nwoye, -

Some call it "stop-and-frisk by another name." Others say it's an excuse for cops to up the number of outstanding arrest warrants. But the facts in a recent CUNY Law School study show that [...]

Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety

By Christopher Mathias, -

A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York City -- particularly young men who are black. The study, released [...]

Activism Victory: Steep Drop In Stop And Frisk

By Ian Reifowitz, -

People protested. People marched. A good cop who blew the whistle ended up thrown in a mental hospital. Mayor Bloomberg refused to back down. Civil liberties and civil rights groups filed a [...]