NYPD use of stop-and-frisk drops in first three months of 2013

The NYPD made fewer stop-and-frisk stops during the first three…

The NYPD made fewer stop-and-frisk stops during the first three months of 2013.

The Wall Street Journal says they dropped 51 percent, compared to the same time last year.

According to police data, over 99,000 stop and frisks were conducted from Jan. 1 through March 31. That’s down from over 203,000.

The stop-and-frisk practice is currently the subject of a civil rights trial in Manhattan federal court.

Read more at SILive.com

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