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NYPD Officers Testify Stop-and-frisk Policy Driven by Quota System and Race

Posted By Adan On March 22, 2013 @ 12:56 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,Police State,Tile | Comments Disabled

Ryan Devereaux
The Guardian
March 22, 2013

The New York police department’s controversial stop-and-frisk program is being driven by a high-pressure quota system imposed upon lower-ranking officers by their supervisors, two NYPD officers testified in court this week.

The claims were made as part of a landmark class action lawsuit that began Monday. The suit seeks to prove that the nation’s largest police department has demonstrated a widespread and systemic pattern of unconstitutional stops that disproportionately target minorities.

Lawyers for the city have dismissed allegations of quotas and scrutinized the credibility of the suit’s plaintiffs, including their allegations of racial bias on the part of the department.

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