...Samah Sisay, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights and spokesperson for Communities United for Police Reform, said stops are trending toward an all-time high since 2015.
She said a requirement that cops report all investigative stops would also bring blurred lines into focus for civilians and officers regarding when someone has the legal right to walk away. Cops can only detain someone during level 3 encounters and can only frisk them if they believe the person is armed and dangerous.
“The same way that the NYPD now reports on level 3 stops, they can easily report on level 1 and level 2,” she said...
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