Advocates raise concerns about NYPD’s enhanced use of pedestrian stops to tamp down on guns

September 23, 2022
City & State NY

...But stop and frisks have increased dramatically under Adams and NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell, whom he appointed in December. Police recorded 4,116 stop-and-frisks in the second quarter of 2022, the most in any three-month period since the fourth quarter of 2015, according to data from the New York Civil Liberties Union. Arrests were made in 33% of those stops. Additional data cited by Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Samah Sisay shows guns were recovered in just 7% of those stops, she said. ...

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