The 10 Biggest Brooklyn News Stories of 2012

12/17/2012 5:00 AM |


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.