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Wednesday, July 17, 2024 | Back issues
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Stop & Frisk

PHILADELPHIA - A federal class action claims Philadelphia police single out black and Latino men for unconstitutional "stop and frisks." More than 72% of those stopped and frisked in 2009 were black, though they make up only 44% of the city's population, according to the city's own statistics.

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