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Judge rules NYPD´s
´stop-and-frisk´ policy violates rights

Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/12/2013 11:55:30 PM

A federal judge ruled Monday that the New York Police Department violated the civil rights of New Yorkers with its broad "stop-and-frisk" policy, in a blow to the Bloomberg administration. (Snip) "The city´s highest officials have turned a blind eye to the evidence that officers are conducting stops in a racially discriminatory manner," she wrote. "In their zeal to defend a policy that they believe to be effective, they have willfully ignored overwhelming proof that the policy of targeting "the right people" is racially discriminatory." Police brass received warnings since at least 1999 that officers

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If this is true, when are the "illegal" search of passengers at airports by TSA to stop? This is where the knife cuts both ways.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 8/13/2013 12:01:03 AM     (No. 9470938)

Excellent question OP...!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 8/13/2013 12:08:00 AM     (No. 9470943)

And how about these "safety inspection roadblocks" set up EVERYWHERE on Friday and Saturday nights...?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: melanie, 8/13/2013 12:19:25 AM     (No. 9470956)

The left never learns. Their idiot policies mess up society. Conservatives, at the risk of easy popularity, come in and clean up the mess. Lefties, with their typical policy amnesia, reinstate the policies that made the mess in the first place. They´ve done the same thing with the war on terror, forgetting all the folly that brought us 9/11.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pros7767, 8/13/2013 12:27:17 AM     (No. 9470961)

Watch murder rates spike. The judge has blood on her hands.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bdog, 8/13/2013 12:32:09 AM     (No. 9470965)

#2, driving is a privilege, not a right.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: veritas, 8/13/2013 12:34:20 AM     (No. 9470970)

And as we all know, actual crime rates by race are exactly identical.

So bias is the only possible reason for differences in contact and arrest counts.

Right?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/13/2013 3:22:50 AM     (No. 9471034)

Another setback for Anthony Weiner. Although he generally frisks himself in public, so maybe that is still allowed.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/13/2013 4:28:55 AM     (No. 9471057)

The pat downs and screening at airports all assume you´re a potential bomber without one iota of probable cause that white travellers are the biggest threat to blow up airplanes..

The question is,who´s in charge of deciding what measures can be taken to ensure public saftey.

There´s no question that the race obsessed left filed this suit to empower their crime base.They ignore the reality that NYC is heavily dependent on tourism and if people don´t feel safe they won´t go there.

Bloomberg puts revenues ahead of everything else out of simple survival and their tons of welfare recipients and government union benefits that create that demand..

I´d feel a heck of a lot safer going to the rodeo county in Missouri than any big city in this country.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chumley, 8/13/2013 6:15:20 AM     (No. 9471101)

Driving may be a privilege, but protection against unwarranted searches is a right. I surrender no rights when I get behind the wheel.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bevan, 8/13/2013 7:54:16 AM     (No. 9471207)

#5, the 4th Amendment still applies.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 8/13/2013 8:54:01 AM     (No. 9471309)

The federales have no juriscdiction here, it IS a matter for the courts of the State of New York to handle. Getting the federales involved is solely to get the DOJ, Holder, and whatever other jack-booted thugs the agencies now deploy involved.




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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/13/2013 11:33:45 AM     (No. 9471655)

The real issue is ´where the crime is´...if it is in predominately black neighborhoods then naturally those stopped will be majority black, Oh DUH!

Using the overall cities population numbers is totally meaningless and the crooked Judge knows it.

If the proper stats were used (neighborhoods) then there is an under count of stops, not the overcount the judge claims.

I hear that 78% of the major crimes are black on black...how´s that working out for you Libs?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/13/2013 11:35:22 AM     (No. 9471658)

#5, you have bought into the Left´s control mentality.

Freedom of movement inside this country IS a right, it doesn´t matter how you do it.

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