NYC Has "A Long Way To Go" To End The Illegal Stop-And-Frisk Era

February 26, 2020

...The court also ordered the NYPD to begin tracking and investigating complaints of racial profiling. As of June 2019, the police department had failed to substantiate a single claim. (Zimroth has been working with the police department to significantly improve those procedures, as outlined in his latest public report from December.)

These policy changes are just first steps.

“The stuff exists on paper which, to us, is kind of the easy part,” said Darius Charney, a senior attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights and lead counsel for the plaintiffs in the Floyd case. “Now the question becomes—how do you ensure that they’re actually implementing it in practice? And I think for all of those reforms the publicly available data shows that they have a long way to go.” ...

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February 26, 2020