In NYC, Stop-and-Frisk Was Stopped, Yet Crime Fell

in #news3 years ago

Good news for civil libertarians and New Yorkers

Logically, it makes sense. If you are stopping and frisking a lot of people, the instances of finding illegal things (or the LE escalating the stop to find something else) will increase. Stop frisking, lower 'crime' based on the statistics alone.

Not that I agree with Stop and Frisk, just that the numbers did exactly what we should expect. Also, fewer victim-less crimes and civil liberties violations. Win win.

Full Article Here


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now if we can just get Larry Sharpe into office, seems like a real high character guy and we desperately need that in Albany.

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