8) Moreover, particular crime statistics do in fact indicate that stop and frisks
carried out by the NYPD have disproportionately targeted people of color.
He said he ordered cops to write ten summonses, make one arrest and conduct two "good" stop-and frisks
We need to bring down the number of stop and frisks
," de Blasio said at the forum, adding that "the overuse of stop and frisk
has set back the relationship between community and police that we've worked on for years.
Having found the encounter consensual, the district court cited Tenth Circuit precedent allowing frisks
for officer safety.
Some argue that the Court's opinion mentions the connection between stops and frisks
and minority community unrest only in passing.
But the policy also allowed officers--regardless of their gender--latitude to conduct random pat frisks
when an inmate aroused suspicion.
Through fieldwork conducted in 1995-96 as data for her doctoral thesis and subsequently extended to her last field trip in January 2009, Frisks
stated thesis is to illustrate that, "women's religious practices as produced within an orthodox model of Islam do not necessarily, or in any simplistic fashion, challenge, oppose or resist, at least not as these terms are usually understood within a Western, feminist discourse" (Frisks
11] This article discusses one aspect of the emergency exception regarding frisks
for weapons and the decisions made by the Court about frisks
for weapons based on anonymous tips in Florida v.
The newspaper seemed to regard any mistaken police frisks
of people thought to be carrying concealed handguns as too many, she says.
Reference to the Court's holding, however, makes it unmistakably clear that the Court will not tolerate "dragnet" seizures and frisks
which, though designed to achieve ostensibly worthy objectives, e.
According to the New York Times, police carried out more than 575,000 stops of people in the city, a record number of what are known in police parlance as "stop and frisks
," and this yielded 762 guns.
The Wardlow decision does not affect the law regarding frisks
for weapons during temporary detentions.
that in conducting frisks
he 'feel|s~ a lot of guys' crotches' and that what he felt on this occasion 'did not feel like anyone's testicle.
Stop and Frisk
in Brownsville," The New York Times, July 11.
Combined, these two cases impose significant limitations on police power to arbitrarily frisk