NYC Stop and Frisk Largely Driven by Race
by Peter Graham on Jun 10, 2013 | Views: 120 | Score: 2
% of stop-and-frisks that produced weapons/contraband by race
Though they constitute only 54% of the general population, black and Hispanic New Yorkers were subject to over 4 out of every 5 stop-and-frisk procedures. These races, however, are statistically much less likely to carry weapons, drugs and other contraband than white New Yorkers.