Cops need to justify ‘stop & frisk’ stops after report finds racial bias
Report finds racial disparity
Photo by: Arthur Pollock Speaking here is BPD commissioner William Evans.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
By: Matt Stout
Boston police say they are reworking their policies regarding stop-and-frisk and other police encounters — including requiring officers to describe specifically why they made a stop — after a report revealed that blacks and Latinos were subject to “racially disparate treatment” by officers.