Police Get Added Order: Stop, Frisk and ‘Explain’

May 2009
New York Times

The Police Department says its practice of stopping, and sometimes frisking, thousands of people a year in high-crime neighborhoods has helped keep those areas safe.

But the growing use of so-called stop and frisks has also irritated some of those communities, so the police are adding a step to the procedure: “Explain.”...


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June 16, 2009