Violent Crime Is Up, but Donald Trump Is Still Wrong – Daily Beast

Despite Trump’s accolades, New York’s long-running “stop-and-frisk” program is almost universally recognized as an epic failure. Before a federal judge ruled the practice unconstitutional in 2013, barely 6 percent of the more than 500,000 annual stops conducted by the NYPD led to an arrest, and of those only about half ended with the subject being convicted of a crime. According to a report from the New York State Attorney General’s Office, just one in 50 stop-and-frisk arrests, or about 0.1 percent of all stops, led to a conviction for a crime of violence.


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