Tempers Cut Short Town Hall Meeting On Philly's Stop & Frisk PolicyMayor Jim Kenney and Commissioner Richard Ross faced some harsh criticism on Friday night in connection to Philadelphia's Stop and Frisk policies.
Former Phila. Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey Defends Stop And FriskFormer Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey defends 'stop and frisk,' and makes the case that is legal and necessary.
ACLU Issues Report On Philadelphia Police Stop And FrisksThe ACLU issued its latest report today analyzing Philadelphia Police department data on the number of stop and frisks last year and, for the fourth year in row, it does not look good.
Kenney Discusses Ending Controversial 'Stop And Risk' Police PolicyMayor Kenney calls calls the controversial 'stop and frisk' tactic "unfortunate terminology used as a crime fighting tool."
Ex-Philadelphia Officer Testifies In Stop-and-Frisk LawsuitCity lawyers say ex-officer Herbert Spellman has "an ax to grind" against the police department after he was denied disability and workers' compensation over an on-duty car accident.
New Report Finds Philadelphia's Stop And Frisk Still Targets MinoritiesCivil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally.
NAACP Hopes To Create Dialogue To Avoid Tragedies Such As The Deadly Shooting In FergusonThe NAACP issued a new report this week on racial profiling and the controversial use of stop and frisk policies across the country.
Local Attorney Weighs In On City's Controversial Stop And Frisk PolicyAttorney David Rudovsky worked with the ACLU in representing a class of plaintiffs in a 2010 suit against the city of Philadelphia over its stop and frisk policy.
Phila. DA Adding Muscle of His Office to Probe of Teen's Stop-and-Frisk InjuryDarrin Manning, 16, says police caused him a ruptured testicle while frisking him on a center city streetcorner last January 7th.
Police Department Rolls Out New Electronic System To Monitor Stop And FrisksRecent high profile police pat downs -- including one where a 16-year-old boy claims he suffered major injuries to his genitals -- has many watchdog groups asking questions about the city's stop and frisk policy.
Controversial Police Patdown Of Teen Opens Old Wounds Surrounding Stop And Frisk PolicyMore than 100 people attended a town hall at Catalyst for Change Church in West Philadelphia to support 16-year-old Darrin Manning, who claims he suffered a ruptured testicle during a stop and frisk near Broad Street and Girard Avenue.
Stop-And-Frisk Case Caught On Tape Casts Doubt On How It's Conducted In PhiladelphiaA couple of recent incidents have cast new doubt on the Philadelphia Police Department's use of the "stop-and-frisk" tactic for fighting crime.