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Settlement of lawsuit over New York taxi rider frisks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police officers at their daily roll call are now being told they may not systemically search taxi passengers for weapons, in a deal to settle a lawsuit over the city's controversial stop and frisk progr...
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‘Stop And Frisk’ Victim Wins $14,000 Settlement [Video]

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

A “stop and frisk” victim won a $14,000 settlement against New York City. Security cameras captured the entire incident. The complaint claimed that the procedure, conducted by the New York Police Department, was illegal. Jurard St. ... Read Post

‘Stop And Frisk’ Reversal: New York City Mayor Settles Lawsuit, Fulfilling Campaign Pledge

News : The Inquisitr - News (12 months ago)

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, in a dramatic reversal of his predecessor’s chief law enforcement policy, settled a civil liberties lawsuit over the police practice known as “stop and frisk” and agreed to reforms in how police c... Read Post

A.M. Links: No More Taxi Stop & Frisks, Texas Execution Stayed, Democrats’ North Carolina Problem

News : Reason (3 years ago)

As part of a lawsuit settlement, the NYPD will no longer be randomly stopping taxis o search passengers for weapons. The execution of Steven Saley, the former day laborer Texas has been forcibly medicating in order to induce compete... Read Post

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