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.
NYC 'Stop-And-Frisk' Ruling Expected To Have Little Impact In PhillyA similar lawsuit in Philadelphia resulted in a settlement agreement two years ago, so Monday's ruling will have no impact here.
ACLU Says Philadelphia Cops Still Misusing 'Stop and Frisk' ProcedureA federal judge continues to oversee an agreement between the ACLU and the Nutter administration in which the police department agreed to better train officers on the use of "stop and frisk."
Nutter, NYC Mayor Bloomberg Still On Good Terms Despite CriticismMayor Nutter insists he's still on good terms with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, despite Bloomberg taking a verbal shot at Nutter's crime-fighting efforts.
Philadelphia Reaches Settlement In 'Stop And Frisk' LawsuitA court-appointed monitor will oversee city police officers’ use of “stop and frisk” searches, a high-profile part of the mayor’s efforts to combat violent crime, according to a settlement agreement announced Tuesday.