Stop and Frisks Plummeted Under New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, but Racial Disparities Haven’t Budged

Published: 14/03/2019
Stop and Frisks Plummeted Under New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, but Racial Disparities Haven’t Budged
Source: WWW.ACLU.ORG

Stops dropped a reported 98 percent under New York’s current mayor, but people of color are still disproportionately targeted by police. We’ve come a long way since 2011. That year, New York Police Department officers made nearly 700,000 stops as part of then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s aggressive and controversial stop-and-frisk program. Six years later in 2017, under current-Mayor Bill de Blasio,

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