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.”
How to Intervene When Someone Is Being Harassed—Without Calling the Cops
If you think police may make a tense situation more dangerous, try bystander intervention, a harm-prevention strategy based on helping out in the moment.
Cops Are Illegally Detaining and Hurting Mental Health Patients
Understaffed hospitals in Vermont are engaging local law enforcement as security, but their lack of training means people get hurt, citations are issued, and already-strained regions lose access to healthcare.