Monday, December 17, 2012

The 10 Biggest Brooklyn News Stories of 2012

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6) Stop-and-Frisk Spurs Citywide Debate
The NYPD policy of stop-and-frisk came under extreme scrutiny this year when a class-action lawsuit against the incredibly racially discriminatory policy was allowed to proceed. It was determined that there were more stop-and-frisks of young, black men between the ages of 14 and 24 than there were men between those ages residing in the city.  

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