Stop and Frisk Myths Debunked

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  • Myth #2: Stop-and-Frisk Reduces Crime
  • Myth #3: Stop-and-Frisks Lead to Arrests
  • Myth #4: Minorities Are Only Targeted for Stops Because of Race
  • Myth #5: Stop-and-Frisk Makes Citizens Feel Safer
  • Myth #6: NYPD Supervisors Say They Don’t Set Arrest Quotas
  • Debunking NYPD's Controversial Tactic
  • Myth #1: All Cops Have a Reason to Stop and Frisk You

Myth #6: NYPD Supervisors Say They Don’t Set Arrest Quotas

The Truth: A new tape played during a stop-and-frisk trial reveals a supervisor demanding more racially biased stop-and-frisk searches. Officer Pedro Serrano recorded a conversation he had in February with his supervisor Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack.

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