Det. Anthony Mannuzza, left, and Police Officer Robert Martin, right, simulate a street stop during a training session on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the New York Police Department's (NYPD) training facility in Rodman's Neck, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Colleen Long)

Stop-And-Frisk Under Attack: Is The End Of The Practice In Sight?

(MintPress) – A federal judge struck a blow on the New York Police Department’s use of “stop-and-frisk” Tuesday. In a ruling issued by U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin, the NYPD cannot stop people outside of certain Bronx apartment buildings for trespassing without “reasonable suspicion.” The plaintiffs in this case argued that the police stopped and […]