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In an effort to bring more citizen oversight to the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy, the New York Civil Liberties Union has brought its innovative Stop and Frisk Watch mobile app to the iPhone. Using the app, New Yorkers can take video recordings of any stop they witness (not when they’re being stopped themselves–relax, NYP), then […]

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The Red Hook Initiative, a community center based in the eponymous Brooklyn neighborhood, recently rolled out a mobile app that allows residents to document their experiences being stopped-and-frisked by police. As a mobile website, the stop-and-frisk app is available on all platforms. To use the app, you simply report as much information as you can […]

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The worst of the city’s tabloids, the New York Post, audaciously steamrolled some facts today in an article on the NYCLU’s release of an innovative stop-and-frisk app. The app allows witnesses to document stop-and-frisks by police, a tactic which has gotten completely out of hand. But the Post decided to go an alternative route, where […]

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