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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 on Trial in NYC: Race, Crime and Constitutional Policing

News : Reason (last year)

On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Shira Schiendlin ruled that the New York City Police Department's use of "Stop and Frisk," a policing tactic in which officers detain and search citizens on the street who are guilty of suspcious... Read Post

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

News : The Inquisitr - News (10 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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