TITLE

THE LEGACY OF STOP AND FRISK: ADDRESSING THE VESTIGES OF A VIOLENT POLICE CULTURE

AUTHOR(S)
Simmons, Kami Chavis
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Wake Forest Law Review;Fall2014, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p849
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay on the features, purpose and significance of implementing the stop-and-frisk policy by the police to prevent and investigate crime in New York City, is presented. It informs that the New York City Police Department's aggressive police strategies had created inherent violence, imposes unfair burdens on residents, and undermines the legitimacy of law enforcement. It discusses the judicial decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Terry v. Ohio case under the New York Criminal Code.
ACCESSION #
99812351

 

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