In 2011, the New York Police Department made over 684,000 street stops - a 14% increase over 2010. Close to 90% of the stops resulted in no arrest or summons whatsoever, yet they often trigger severe consequences – including job loss, eviction, and even deportation of permanent residents who are not citizens. The overwhelming majority of folks stopped are black or latino men.
Watch the first of four videosIn 2011, the New York Police Department made over 684,000 street stops - a 14% increase over 2010. Close to 90% of the stops resulted in no arrest or summons whatsoever, yet they often trigger severe consequences – including job loss, eviction, and even deportation of permanent residents who are not citizens. The overwhelming majority of folks stopped are black or latino men.
Watch the first of four videos we post-produced In 2011, the New York Police Department made over 684,000 street stops - a 14% increase over 2010. Close to 90% of the stops resulted in no arrest or summons whatsoever, yet they often trigger severe consequences – including job loss, eviction, and even deportation of permanent residents who are not citizens. The overwhelming majority of folks stopped are black or latino men.
Watch the first of four videos we post-produced for Firelight Media .
This is an important campaign launched by Communities United For Police Reform.
Video edited and post-produced by Human Pictures for Firelight Media (Dir. Christine Turner) as part of Communities' United for Police Reform campaign against Stop and Frisk in NYC.

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