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92% of Persons Stopped By the NYPD Are Black or Hispanic

Posted on October 27, 2011- by

There were 22,365 people stopped, questioned and frisked in the Bronx between April 1 and June 30 – the latest figures available – according to a quarterly report released by the NYPD, with 2,876 of the Bronx stops resulting in arrests or summonses.

Ninety-one percent of the people stopped in the Bronx were male, and 92% of those stopped were black or Hispanic.

The NYPD maintains that the controversial policy is a crime deterrent.

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