ROTW: Stop and Frisk: The Human Impact
Monday, July 30, 2012
- Organization: Center for Constitutional Rights
This report documents some of the human stories behind the stop-and-frisk statistics and sheds new light on the breadth of impact this policy is having on individuals and groups, in neighborhoods, and citywide.The Center for Constitutional Rights conducted a series of interviews with people who have been stopped and frisked by NYPD and heard testimonies from a wide range of people who are living under the weight of the unprecedented explosion of this practice. These interviews provide evidence of how deeply this practice impacts individuals and how it causes lasting emotional, psychological, social, and economic harm. Read more here.