NYPD’s ‘stop, question and frisk’ policy is racial profiling,critics say

Source: CNN

Author: Steve Kastenbaum

Every time a cop car slows down near him, Djibril Toure worries that he’s about to be stopped and questioned. Not because he did anything wrong – the 39-year-old businessman and activist was born and raised in New York, attended Cornell University and said he’s never committed a crime.

But New York police are allowed to stop and question anyone on the street if they have a reasonable suspicion that the person was involved in illegal activity, is about to commit a crime or is carrying a gun.

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