Stop-and-frisk plaintiffs demand probe of NYPD COVID-19 enforcement

June 5, 2020

...The plaintiffs behind two high-profile stop-and-frisk lawsuits filed an emergency motion against the city on May 26, demanding a moratorium of the Police Department’s enforcement of social distancing and a federal investigation into the NYPD’s coronavirus-related enforcement.

“The NYPD’s approach to social-distancing enforcement is stop and frisk 2.0,” said Darius Charney, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, in a statement. ...

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June 5, 2020