Tag: rights


Judge Declares NYPD 'Stop-and-Frisk' Unconstitutional

New York judge Shira Scheindlin has ruled that New York’s stop-and-frisk searches are unconstitutional and has ordered that a federal monitor oversee the police reform. New York’s stop-and-frisk policy has seen the New York City police stop an estimated 5 million people in the past decade. Though about 9 out of 10 have walked away without consequence from the stop,

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NFL Pro Bowler Flexes Rights During Police Encounter

One of my favorite things I’ve been able to do through SSDP is present information on how to handle yourself in a police encounter. A frequent question asked during these sessions, many people wonder, “what’s the of point denying consent to a search? If a cop wants to search your car, they’ll search it anyway.” Well, NFL Defensive Tackle and former

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