Monday, August 19, 2013

Bloomberg: 'Stop-and-Frisk Is Not Racial Profiling'

"(Our critics) have argued that police stops are discriminatory because they do not reflect the city’s overall census numbers. By that flawed logic, our police officers would stop women as often as men and senior citizens as often as young people. To do so would be a colossal misdirection of resources and would take the core elements of police work — targeting high-crime neighborhoods and identifying suspects based on evidence — out of crime-fighting." Read more at The Washington Post.

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