Cops need to justify ‘stop & frisk’ stops after report finds racial bias

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Cops need to justify ‘stop & frisk’ stops after report finds racial bias
Report finds racial disparity
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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.

FROM: http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2015/07/cops_need_to_justify_stop_frisk_stops_after_report_finds_racial

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