stop and frisk
Police Are Using Gunshot Detection Tech To Justify Stop-and-Frisks
In Chicago, a government watchdog says Shotspotter alerts have only led to evidence of gun crime in 9 percent of cases.
How New York Quietly Ended Its Street Drug War
New data analyzed by VICE News reveals a monumental drop in arrests and convictions for low level drug crime in NYC, as the city finally tries to disentangle itself from a war on drugs that it once led on the world stage.
6 People Describe Being Stopped and Frisked When Bloomberg Was Mayor of NYC
“We heard someone scream, ‘Hey!’ I didn’t turn around, but one of my friends did—thank God, because the person yelling was a cop with his gun drawn on us.”
Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg Will Finally Get to Tear Each Other Apart In Person
Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday's debate after coming in second to Sanders in a national poll.
Trump Called Bloomberg Racist for Stop-and-Frisk. But He Supported It for Years.
In 2016, candidate Trump said: “I would do stop-and-frisk. I think you have to. We did it in New York, it worked incredibly well and you have to be proactive.”
Michael Bloomberg Finally Says Sorry for All Those Years of Stop-and-Frisk. He Was Still Defending It in January.
Six years after the practice was deemed unconstitutional, the former NYC mayor finally asked for repentance.
Kanye just went full Kanye in the Oval Office
The rapper ranted to reporters and the president about a number of ideas, including criminal justice reform and hydrogen-powered planes.
Why Is Australia Following America’s Lead Into a Hellish Drug War?
We’re filling our jails, hospitals, and rehab waiting lists. Fast.
What to do If the Cops Try to Search You at a Festival This Summer
A handy guide to drug stop and searches, that definitely isn't legal advice.
Minorities Are Still More Likely to Be Stopped by the NYPD
A new report found the city's stop-and-frisk rate has plummeted—but affects more people of color than whites.