NYPD Stopped, Frisked 8.6% of City in 2011

In some places, up to 98% of those stopped were minorities

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 5, 2013 12:29 PM CST

(Newser) – The NYPD detained the equivalent of 8.6% of all New Yorkers as part of its controversial "stop and frisk" program in 2011, and almost all of them were minorities, according to a statistical breakdown the department released last night. All told, police stopped...   Read full story »


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