Rise in NYPD street stops worries advocates — but more seem to be legal; impact on NYC crime rates isn’t clear

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — More stop, question and frisk encounters were recorded in the first three months of 2022 than in nearly three years, new NYPD data shows. The 3,689 reported stop-question-and-frisks likely do not tell the full story, given a recent report by the NYPD federal monitor that found many such incidents remain underreported. The monitor found that 29% of the police incidents it analyzed — such as arrests and encounters with body-worn camera footage — were not documented with a stop-question-and-frisk report. But the NYPD said officers are better trained, as the monitor has found more stops…

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